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35 resources with the concept coefficient of friction

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Finding the Friction

For Students 9th - 12th
Mr. Kirwan of the Nevada Joint Union High School District has put together a fun group of problems to solve using the coefficients of friction. In some cases the objects in motion are on level ground and in some cases on in inclined...
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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2017 AP® Physics 1: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do you know how to help scholars study for the AP Physics test? Use the free response questions from the 2017 exam covering topics from circuits to waves to prepare pupils for future AP assessments. After answering the questions, read...
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Forces

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your class struggling with Newton's Second Law? Then show them a presentation that covers everything physics scholars need to know about forces. Starting with gravity, the slides focus on Newton's Laws of Motion, and end with an...
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Sliders (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Slip sliding away. Groups investigates the two types of friction by running an experiment that allows them to calculate the coefficient of static friction and the coefficient of kinetic friction. The experiment uses a box, a basket, and...
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Ramp and Review (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Rolling for momentum. As part of a study of mechanical energy, momentum, and friction, class members experiment rolling a ball down an incline and having it collide with a cup. Groups take multiple measurements and perform several...
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Friction and Inclined Planes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teaching about inclined planes may seem like an uphill battle, but there's a straightforward way to do it. An Honors Physics presentation covers static and kinetic friction, the forces of friction, and inclines. Additionally, it includes...
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Unit V: Worksheet 4 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Neat and succinct, here is a instructional activity that provides problem-solving practice for your physics fans. They calculate acceleration and friction coefficients. They also draw force diagrams and analyze blocks moving across...
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Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very scientific-looking but appealing set of slides helps you teach young physicists about the force of friction. First explain what static friction is and demonstrate how to solve problems. Then introduce kinetic friction and the...
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Frictional Practice

For Students 9th - 12th
Given a chart of materials and their corresponding coefficients of static and kinetic friction, your physics class can practice solving friction problems. Three scenarios are presented: a hard steel plate on a hard steel table, a...
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Drill: Mechanics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this mechanics worksheet, students solve 8 problems including finding the formulas to determine the forces on an incline plane, determining the formula for Newton's second law and finding equations relating the tension on strings and...
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Free Body Diagrams #2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this free body diagram learning exercise, high schoolers solve 14 problems using given free body diagrams. They determine the magnitude and numerical value of the normal force, they find the magnitude of the frictional forces, they...
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Freebody Diagrams #4

For Students 9th - 12th
In this freebody diagram worksheet, students solve fourteen problems using given graphs of mass-less and friction-less pulleys. Students find the tension in the strings on the pulley, the velocity of the objects, the coefficients of...
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Freebody Diagrams #3

For Students 9th - 12th
In this freebody diagram worksheet, students solve 10 problems including matching proper equations to the diagrams, finding weights of objects, determining when the normal equals the object's weight and matching the proper expression for...
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Work and Energy Practice: Forces at Angles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this work and energy learning exercise, students answer 9 questions about 6 diagrams showing forces at angles. Students find the work done on the objects, the power supplied by the forces, and they find the angle theta in the diagrams...
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Physics 240: Hooke's Law

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this Hooke's law worksheet, students apply the Hooke's law equation to determine the force exerted on springs. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 210: Forces

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this forces worksheet, students calculate the tension and acceleration of an object on a frictionless table. Students determine the motion of an object with a certain coefficient of friction. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 240: Momentum

For Students Higher Ed
In this momentum worksheet, students review the concepts associated with the conservation of momentum, kinetic energy, and collisions. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 240:8

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 240:8 worksheet, students find the acceleration of the masses of the objects in the word problems. Students determine the speed and time applying their knowledge of Newton's laws of motion.
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Physics 240: 15

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 240: 15 learning exercise, students calculate the velocity and the descriptive value of displacement for each problem provided. Students apply concepts of positive velocity to solve a few of the problems given.
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Physics 210- 12

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 210-12 worksheet, students refer to their notes about conservation of momentum to answer the questions given. Students choose the appropriate formula to calculate the answers to the questions.
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Physics 240: Forces

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this forces worksheet, students determine the tension and acceleration of an object on a frictionless table. Students calculate the equations of motion. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 240: Forces

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this forces worksheet, students calculate the distance an object moves on an inclined plane with a certain coefficient of friction. Students calculate spring compression. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 240: Forces

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this forces worksheet, students calculate tension and acceleration. Students determine the velocity of an object with a certain coefficient of kinetic friction. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.