Students are dropping out of high school. The Phoenix Foundation has chosen a school with a high drop-out rate to test their pilot program for lowering the number of dropouts there. MacGyver gives a physics demonstration using Deron, a young Afro-American football player in high school. He's only interested in sports, but MacGyver tries to make him believe that by concentrating in studying, he could go way further than to Superbowl. Tony is another kid who doesn't bother to take part in science projects - he finds it much more stimulating to sabotage them. MacGyver sees hope for Tony and chooses him as a test subject in the program, but George Fraley, the toughest critic against soft methods on problem youth, thinks Tony is a lost cause. The program requires two positive role models for the subject: one teacher and one outside volunteer. MacGyver nominates himself and Fraley. Tony's dad is a workman at a construction site where the project is two weeks behind schedule. The project ... Written by
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What you see here is an example of equilibrium. Now it looks like the forks should fall over but they don't. Can anybody tell me why?
C'mon. Any ideas at all?
Some kind of trick.