TE Activity: Super Spinners!

Students make spinners to investigate rotational inertia, rotational speed, angular momentum, and velocity. They make two sets of spinners that have different mass distributions and shapes. They complete a worksheet while experimenting to determine the design of the spinner that will spin the longest.

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Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Year
2004
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