Angular Momentum Teacher Resources
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Physics 240: Kinetic Energy and Angular Momentum
In this energy worksheet, students determine the total kinetic energy of different systems and determine the distance two objects will travel down an inclined plane starting at a given height. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
12th - Higher Ed Science
Bicycle Wheel Demonstration: Practical Uses of Angular Momentum
High schoolers 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
The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
4 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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