MadSci Network: Other

Subject: Why do strings tangle and get knots so easy?

Date: Sat Dec 10 06:23:06 2005
Posted by Lisa
Grade level: 4-6 School: No school entered.
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Area of science: Other
ID: 1134220986.Ot

 Every time I throw loose string (or my necklaces) into my drawer, they get all 
tangled up into knots. Even my paper clips get tangled into chains. How does 
this happen? Is there some kind of force doing this? Why don't they stay 

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