Angular Motion Teacher Resources

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Gyroscopes in Motion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Physics stars will enjoy learning about the conservation of energy as you demonstrate gyroscope precession. The lecture is broken into five subtopics: cross product, rotating vectors, angular momentum, rotating rigid bodies, and torque...
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Orbital Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do planets orbit the sun in ellipses when moons orbit their planet in circles? Pupils control the semi-major axis, eccentricity of the orbit, and position angle. The resulting orbital appears with the related force vectors as...
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Angular Speed Simulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you time the speed of your car perfectly so you only hit green lights? The challenge in the simulation is to alter the timing of the lights or the speed of the car in order to do just that. Scholars learn about angular speed as they...
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Gravity and Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go around and around in your physics class with this presentation on circular motion. Diagrams bring the definition to life. Formulas for angular acceleration, centripetal force, gravitation, and potential in a radial field are given....
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Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce your young scholars to the concepts of circular motion, projectile motion, angular speed, simple harmonic motion, torque, center of mass, centripetal force, and Hooke's Law with a 86-slide presentation. The circular motion...
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Rotational Motion: Crash Course Physics #11

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Don't let rotational motion make your head spin—use a video lesson to highlight the important ideas related to this concept! The 11th lesson in a physics series breaks down the motion in a rotating object. The narrator includes a...
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Simple Harmonic Motion: Crash Course Physics #16

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create a harmonious learning environment! The 16th installment of a Crash Course physics series explores the characteristics of simple harmonic motion. The presenter explains the key characteristics of the periodic trigonometric functions.
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PhyzLab: Angular Force

For Students 10th - 12th
In this force worksheet, students answer five questions about types of forces after doing an experiment to analyze linear force versus angular force. They use a meter stick, hanger, and slotted masses to test for linear and angular motion.
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Tops: Angular Motion

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students observe different ways that objects spin. In this physics lesson, students observe several objects spinning and use the new vocabulary words "rotate" and "revolve" to describe how the objects spin. The lesson culminates in a...
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Balancing Stick

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Have some physical science fun when studying the center of gravity or center of mass. Simply have balancing artists stand a dowel on one finger and keep it from falling over! A lump of clay is added and moved up along the dowel over a...
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What on Earth is Spin?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
If your head is spinning when you consider teaching the action of spinning, this video is sure to settle things. First, the motion is defined and described. The conservation of angular momentum, the Coriolis effect, and the air pressure...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
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Tinkering with Tops

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Get kids' heads spinning by challenging them to design a top that will rotate for a minimum of 10 seconds without leaving a 30-cm circle. Groups of learners collaborate through a planning stage, testing stage, and evaluation stage. Some...
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Physics 210: Circular Motion

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this circular motion worksheet, students calculate tangential velocity, angular velocity, and centripetal force. This worksheet has 6 problems to solve.
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Qualitative Aspects of Rotational Dynamics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Explanations for six different physics lab activities and five suggested assessments are contained in this resource by the National Science Teachers Association. Any combination can be used to open learners' eyes to rotational motion....
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Angular Momentum (Automaticity)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders experience practicing with a wide variety of vocabulary terms that relate to the Vista/Module "Angular Momentum:" momentum, inertia, force; motion, direction, centripetal force; angular momentum, gyroscope, resist. They...
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Momentum Machine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you have a rotating office chair in your classroom, you can have physics pupils participate in this simple, yet effective demonstration of angular momentum. One partner sits in the chair, arms outstretched, holding heavy weights. The...
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Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although this was written to accompany a specific textbook, the information can illustrate wave motion for any advanced level physics course. The slides are simple, use plain but colorful fonts, and include diagrams and pictures to...
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Non-Uniform Circular Motion

For Students Higher Ed
In this non-uniform circular motion worksheet, students solve five problems including writing equations of motion and showing modifications, answering questions about velocity, tangential acceleration, centripetal acceleration and...
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Review of Rotational Motion

For Students 10th - 12th
In this rotational motion worksheet, students calculate and answer 50 multiple choice questions related to the properties of rotating bodies.
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Linear and Angular Velocity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students graph and interpret data on angular and linear velocity.  In this velocity lesson students complete a lab and then fill in a data sheet and answer questions.
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Centripetal Force

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In order to investigate cetntripetal force and angular momentum, youngsters compare the motion of erasers hung from a string. It is not clear what type of Amish toy is needed in the warm up activity, so you may not be able to use it. The...
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Torque: Crash Course Physics #12

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's all about how you pull—not how hard! The 12th installment in a physics series explains the importance of the direction and angle of force when calculating torque. The narrator includes a discussion of the moment of inertia as well...
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Aerial Physics—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a leap into the science of motion! An intriguing lesson explains how Newton's third law of motion allows skiers to turn in mid-air. The narrator gives learners skills to practice on their own.