Rotational Motion Teacher Resources
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Rotational Motion: Crash Course Physics #11Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Qualitative Aspects of Rotational DynamicsLesson Planet
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....
Torque: Rotational Statics and Rotational DynamicsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Scholars examine the application of torque in relation to motion by viewing a comprehensive presentation that explains the basic concepts related to torque and rotational motion. The lesson ends with examples showing how to calculate...
Torque: Crash Course Physics #12Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style SkiingLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
A Moving Frame of ReferenceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
We often remind pupils to cite their references, but this lesson helps them understand there are many frames of reference. Scholars experiment with throwing a ball straight up in the air and catching it. Then they must do it again while...
Gyroscopic PrecessionLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Helicopters fly with the help of gyroscopic precession. An uplifting Vertasium video explains two common forces, momentum and torque. Demonstrations of both forces—along with scientific explanations—help develop an overall understanding...