Torque Teacher Resources
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Bicycle Wheel Gyro
Using a bicycle wheel and a rotating stool, young physicists experiment with angular momentum. This is a simple, fun, and educational activity that demonstrates a foundational concept. If you can secure the materials, it is definitely worth the effort for bringing angular momentum to life!
9th - 12th Science
A Simple Motor
Instructions for building a simple electromagnetic motor are provided for the teacher. Aside from some sketchy background information and a list of content standards to be met, that is about all you will find in this resource. The motor is a nifty one, but note that directions do not tell how to secure the magnets to the cup.
4th - 8th Science
Putting the Ice in Hockey
Eighth grade physical science classes examine why the ice on which hockey is played is slippery. They do so by discussing phases of matter and the molecular motion in each. They read an article on a website and write out answers to 10 reading comprehension questions.
5th - 8th Science
Football: Catching and Throwing - Day 2
Throwing and catching a football is not really as easy as the professionals make it look. This lesson has some really good teaching cues and the descriptions help with visualizing what catching a football should look like. There are a couple of practice drills in this lesson and with your creativity you could expand on it even more.
6th - 10th Physical Education
Wind Effects on Model Building: Lab for Deflection and Moment of Inertia
Students investigate the relationship between shape of object and moment of inertia. In this physics lesson, students collect data from the experiment and use spreadsheet to graph them. They discuss how load affects deflection.
11th - 12th Science