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Bicycle Wheel Gyro

Using a bicycle wheel and a rotating stool, young physicists experiment with angular momentum. This is a simple, fun, and educational activity that demonstrates a foundational concept. If you can secure the materials, it is definitely worth the effort for bringing angular momentum to life! Develop a lab sheet and some conclusion questions for physicists to answer about their observations.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Language
English
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Included Materials
  • Activity