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19 resources with the concept centripetal acceleration

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DoodleScience: A-Level Physics

For Students 9th - 12th
Doodle Science A-Level Physics presents six fast-paced, short videos that provide a quick review of physics concepts. Covered topics include Newton’s Laws of Motion, Conservation of Momentum, Circular Motion, Gravitational Fields, Simple...
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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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Unit VII Energy: WS 3a Energy Transfer and Storage

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a nifty worksheet on energy transfer. Physics fanatics analyze a diagram and state whether or not friction is involved. They sketch bar graphs and draw energy flow diagrams for each system as well. Circular motion, movement up...
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Motion and Inertia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physics learners make magic with inertia! By pulling paper out from under a stack of blocks or batting a rubber ball into motion, physics scholars' eyes will be opened! Don't think that this lesson is only fun and games; plenty of...
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Engineering the Half Pipe—Science of the Winter Olympic Games

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There are no tricks here! Young scholars learn about the concept of centripetal acceleration by studying the design of the snowboarding half pipe. A video lesson describes how the half pipe design affects the motion of the boarders.
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Particle Tracks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know physicists can identify new particles by observing the path they take in a particle accelerator? Scholars explore the variables that determine the direction and radius of the circular path different particles take. They...
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Newton's Cannon

For Students 9th - 12th
Gravity does more than keep our feet on the ground — it holds a satellite in orbit, too. Help learners understand the effects of gravity on an orbiting object through a simulation activity. Individuals adjust a launch speed and watch as...
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Bobsled

For Students 9th - 12th
Bobsled riders' safety depends on skill ... and physics! Learners use a simulation to understand the physics behind the sport. They manipulate the speed, mass, and/or turn radius of the sled and watch the effects on the centripetal force. 
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Tetherball

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What forces are at work when playing tetherball? Using a simulator, pupils control the ball mass, tether length, and ball speed to better understand the physics of the game. A worksheet and challenge questions reinforce the concepts...
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Accelerometer: Centripetal Acceleration

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Scholars build robotic arms that swing back and forth and use them to collect velocity and acceleration data. To analyze the results, pupils compare data to the equations for angular velocity and centripetal acceleration.
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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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Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
A circular motion problem in physics can really throw you for a loop. A video explains what circular motion is and how it is figured. It also describes centripetal force and the importance of friction and magnitude. 
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A helpful physics presentation will have you talking in circles! The material covers circular motion, and includes diagrams, formulas, and example problems. When used in addition with directed instruction and a teacher-created form of...
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Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Do you ever feel like you are going around and around without getting anywhere? Maybe you should learn about circular motion. In the third of six videos in the series, circular motion, centripetal force, and centripetal acceleration are...
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Gravity and Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go around and around in your physics class with this presentation on circular motion. Diagrams bring the definition to life. Formulas for angular acceleration, centripetal force, gravitation, and potential in a radial field are given....
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Motion - Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Identical in appearance except for the information content, these 18 slides introduce young physicists to the concepts related to motion. Learning assessment questions are interspersed among sections of information on frame of reference,...
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Circular Motion WS

For Students 10th - 12th
In this circular motion activity, learners solve six problems including finding centripetal acceleration of rotating objects, finding direction of acceleration of objects and finding tension force on strings attached to revolving objects.
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Universal Gravitation and Satellites

For Students Higher Ed
For this gravitation worksheet, students use the given formulas to determine the earth's gravitational field at different altitudes, the magnitude of centripetal acceleration experience by satellites, and orbital period of a satellite....
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Motion in a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study about deriving centripetal acceleration for motion at constant speed around a circle.