Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque

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 problem really threw me for a loop. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Build a trebuchet as a class project
Classroom Considerations

  • Presentation comprehensively covers the topics and does not require a separate text
  • Requires prior knowledge of proofs and trigonometry
  • Presentation is the fourth in a series of 17.
Pros

  • Utilizes graphics your class can easily understand
  • Includes engaging guided practice problems
Cons

  • Broken web link to the monkey in a tree resource