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  Mini-Activity: Feel the Twist
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Definition Twist A twisting that can result from an unevenly placed load.


Illustration: wrist grip, twisting. Have pairs of kids hold each other's right wrists and gently rotate their arms. Ask them to describe how their arms feel. (twisted) Wind pushing unevenly on a structure can cause torsion.

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