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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Simple Machines

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A collection of five lessons and activities introduce young engineers to simple and compound machines. Groups use the engineering design process to design a Rube Goldberg machine to move a circus elephant into a rail car, a pulley system...
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Torque Lab

For Students 9th - 12th
By hanging a meter stick from a ring stand, a physics class can explore torque. Detailed procedures are listed for having learners work backwards with two and three weights and then forward with two and three weights. In each situation,...
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars experiment with torque and rotation. They interpret the relationships between torque, angular momentum, angular acceleration, and the moment of inertia.
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Torque-ing About Rotation

For Students 9th - 12th
Let's talk torque! Science scholars evaluate experimental setups during an interactive from the Rotation and Balance series. Individuals calculate the torque of differently arranged weights to determine the effect they have on a balanced...
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Investigating Torque

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Torque--a teachable moment? Here's a lesson on torque (or moment) and variables that include size, reinforcement, structural bracing, and material that affect torque.
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Getting a Handle on Torque

For Students 9th - 12th
Do your young physicists get a little unbalanced when it comes to talking about torque? Scholars examine the effects of weight and distance on a balanced system with a simple interactive from the Rotation and Balance series. The resource...
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Torque: Rotational Statics and Rotational Dynamics

For Students 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...
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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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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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Motion in Two Dimensions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two activities employ the use of kinematic equations for determining projectile ranges. They both require the use of a toy dart gun. Included in this resource are both the teacher's guide and student laboratory sheets. This is an...
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How are torque and work different?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore how torque and work are different. In this torque activity, 6th graders will understand the relationship between torque and work as it applies to force and distance. Students will be assessed on their conclusions of...
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The Mag Mile and ... Torque!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use paper plates and detailed directions to build a model of the Michigan Avenue Bridge's gear system. By carefully measuring and cutting "teeth" for the gears of the "Gear Train," they create small gear that will intersect the...
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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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Torque Play

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this physics worksheet, students use torque to explain several very odd phenomena. They write the definition of torque and the relation between torque and change in angular momentum.
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Learn about Torque

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students calculate torque and determine its uses. In this lesson on torque, students watch a video and teacher demonstrations and work with a small group on a lab activity. Students provide example of how torque is used in daily life,...
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Torque Lab

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate torque in a inquiry situation. They use a meter stick as a balance to determine mass of various unknown masses. A worksheet and pre lab activity is provided.
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Wimpy Radar Antenna

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Diary of a Wimpy Antenna? In the last installment of a six-part series, your class constructs a model of a radio antenna and tests its torque. Pupils use the results to design a better model that resists bending and twisting forces.
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Physics 240: Test #2: Page 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Assess physics learners' grasp of compression, velocity, torque, acceleration, and static equilibrium. Five practical problems are presented for them to solve. Add this resource to your physics assignment arsenal.
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Robot Gears

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners build simple gear trains and record data to discover how to compute gear ratios. They investigate the definition of torque and how torque can be increased or decreased in a gear train.
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The Learning Tower of Straws Challenge

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners construct a tower as high as possible that can successfully lean without collaspling. They examine the effect that lowering an object's center of gravity has on the torque produced on an object.
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Physics 240: Torque

For Students Higher Ed
In this torque worksheet, students review the right hand rule for torque and use this information to complete 5 torque problems.
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Rotational Equilibrium

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Physics stars design mobiles that demonstrate rotational equilibrium. They take measurements and solve related equations for force by graphing, substitution, or determinants. This is a well-developed lesson plan, complete with student...
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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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