Circular Motion Teacher Resources

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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 1: Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Prepare your mathematicians for calculus with a collection of 32 lessons that focus on three topics: linearity, complex number operations as transformations, and the power of right notation. Each lesson includes teacher materials...
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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...
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Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
You can make sure your physicists' heads are not spinning when studying circular motion by assigning this learning exercise as homework. In it, they describe tangential and rotational speed, define centripetal force, explain why...
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in this exciting activity to learn more about motion and its importance. Pupils learn about a centripetal and why it is required to maintain a constant speed in a circulating moving mass. They apply the equation for...
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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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Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A helpful physics presentation will have you talking in circles! The material covers circular motion, and includes diagrams, formulas, and example problems. When used in addition with directed instruction and a teacher-created form of...
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Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
A circular motion problem in physics can really throw you for a loop. A video explains what circular motion is and how it is figured. It also describes centripetal force and the importance of friction and magnitude. 
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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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Unit VIII Worksheet 5: Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven problems send physics stars out of this world! Challenge learners to calculate centripetal force, time to complete revolutions, circular speed, and acceleration. They also are asked to explain scenarios and draw a force diagram for...
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the forces involved in circular motion. In this physics lesson, 8th graders examine centripetal force and inertia by participating in teacher led demos. They give real world application of circular motion.
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Unit VII Energy: WS 3a Energy Transfer and Storage

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a nifty worksheet on energy transfer. Physics fanatics analyze a diagram and state whether or not friction is involved. They sketch bar graphs and draw energy flow diagrams for each system as well. Circular motion, movement up...
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate circular motion and the relation between force and velocity. In this circular motion lesson plan, students build an apparatus to whirl a stopper in circular motion around a tube. They suspend washers with measured...
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Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Do you ever feel like you are going around and around without getting anywhere? Maybe you should learn about circular motion. In the third of six videos in the series, circular motion, centripetal force, and centripetal acceleration are...
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Uniform Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Round and round and round you go! Lead the way as your class explores centrifugal force, the fictitious force responsible for an abundance of activities performed by individuals every day. They discuss the correlation between centripetal...
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Unit VIII: Worksheet 2 - Centripetal Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Circular motion can make you loopy! On this physics worksheet, learners practice solving problems regarding centripetal force, rotational period, speed, acceleration, and more. A flying aerobat and a couple of amusement park rides make...
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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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Circular Motion: Target Practice

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students demonstrate direction of velocity of an object in circular motion. They discuss the mathematical formula, and demonstrate the formula using a string, rubber stopper and a target.
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Vertical Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
For this vertical circular motion worksheet, high schoolers answer 16 questions about given diagrams showing masses rotating in circular motion. Students find tension in strings, they find the magnitude of the critical velocity, they...
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Exploring the Circular Motion of a Tennis Ball

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the concept of circular motion. In groups, they participate in experiments to discover the law of inertia. They describe how forces act on objects during a circular motion. To end the lesson, they use these...
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Circular Motion WS

For Students 10th - 12th
In this circular motion worksheet, students solve six problems including finding centripetal acceleration of rotating objects, finding direction of acceleration of objects and finding tension force on strings attached to revolving objects.
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Rotation

For Students 9th - 12th
In this worksheet students will find the value of rotation for a given circular motion in the Cartesian plane. There are 9 problems, some with multiple parts, answers are provided.
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Modeling Video Game Motion with Matrices 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The second day of a two-part lesson on motion introduces the class to circular motion. Pupils learn how to incorporate a time parameter into the rotational matrix transformations they already know. The 24th installment in the 32-part...
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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.