Angular Momentum Teacher Resources
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Bicycle Wheel Demonstration: Practical Uses of Angular Momentum
Students balance a wheel using one of the wooden handles. In this physics lesson plan, students predict what direction the wheel rotates after the teacher lets it go. They explain how this demonstrates angular momentum.
9th - 12th Science
STEMbite: Conservation of Angular Momentum
Showcase a few classic demonstrations of angular momentum with this two-minute film. Using a gyroscope, a bicycle, and a tire removed from a bicycle, the narrator explains how angular momentum keeps an object up in a way that defies the...
2 mins 8th - 12th Science
THE PHYSICS OF MOVING THINGS (AND NOT A MOMENTUM TOO SOON!)
Students list three examples of momentum found in their local environment; describe the importance of mass and velocity on momentum; and determine what is necessary to produce the greatest amount of momentum within a particular system.
7th - 9th Science
Hooke's Law, Vibrations, Mechanical Waves, and Sound
Dangle a spring to experiment with vibration and discover if period is dependent on amplitude. Strum a guitar and adjust the strings to compare displacement and sound. Use a Slinky® and guitar strings on a ring stand to uncover the...
9th - Higher Ed Physical Education
AP Chemistry Topic 4: Atomic Structure & The Periodic Table, Part A, Examples
Instruct your new chemists about quantum numbers and the associated principles with this illuminating handout. It can be used over and over again as a reference sheet while they practice the concepts taught. This can serve as classroom...
10th - 12th Science