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37 resources with the concept angular momentum

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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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Balancing Stick

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Have some physical science fun when studying the center of gravity or center of mass. Simply have balancing artists stand a dowel on one finger and keep it from falling over! A lump of clay is added and moved up along the dowel over a...
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Tinkering with Tops

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Get kids' heads spinning by challenging them to design a top that will rotate for a minimum of 10 seconds without leaving a 30-cm circle. Groups of learners collaborate through a planning stage, testing stage, and evaluation stage. Some...
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Why is the Solar System Flat?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
When three dimensions are available, why is our solar system shaped like a flattened disk? Find out how the conservation of angular momentum plays a role. Physics and space science learners alike will be blown away by this bit of...
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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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What on Earth is Spin?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
If your head is spinning when you consider teaching the action of spinning, this video is sure to settle things. First, the motion is defined and described. The conservation of angular momentum, the Coriolis effect, and the air pressure...
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Qualitative Aspects of Rotational Dynamics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Explanations for six different physics lab activities and five suggested assessments are contained in this resource by the National Science Teachers Association. Any combination can be used to open learners' eyes to rotational motion....
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Art and Engineering Activity Packet: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build an appreciation of engineering. Pupils in grades 6-8 learn about science and engineering in a set of three engaging activities. They build spinning tops, construct wind structures, and create recycled paper as part of an engaging...
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Spinning Black Holes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is the spin of a black hole important? Scholars explore spinning black holes and how they relate to momentum, matter, and mass. They investigate the different parameters that are used to measure black holes by understanding how they...
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The Truth About Toilet Swirl - Southern Hemisphere

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Which way does your toilet water flow? A lesson in the Verisatium playlist explores the Coriolis Effect by examining the flow of water in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The team designs an experiment to control for all...
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Bizarre Spinning Toys

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Objects don't always behave the way we think they will. A video lesson gives some clarity to the movement of spinning objects. The instructor applies the concepts of torque and angular momentum in an episode of a physics playlist.
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Build a Spinning Top

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
There's no spin needed to describe the usefulness of a dizzying resource! Using paper plates, DVDs, wooden skewers, and pencils, learners work in teams to create spinning tops. The longest-spinning top wins.
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Aerial Physics—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a leap into the science of motion! An intriguing lesson explains how Newton's third law of motion allows skiers to turn in mid-air. The narrator gives learners skills to practice on their own.
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Bullet Block Experiment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can energy be created? The textbook says no, but then how do you explain what is going on here? The Veritasium video demonstrates an experiment related to energy. Scholars watch the set up, come up with a hypothesis, watch the test, then...
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Why the Sky ISN'T Blue

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The answer is: a method to celebrate a major milestone. A proud video celebrates 500,000 followers and gives an idea of how big that number is. The resource in the Veritasium playlist goes on to answer several questions posed by...
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Can We Really Touch Anything?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When we touch something, what actually happens? Young physicists get in depth with electrons in a video from Veritasium. The narrator first explains the intricate interactions that occur at the subatomic level before answering a variety...
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Anti-Gravity Wheel?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What difference does rotation make when it comes to lifting a mass over your head? Sometimes, it makes all the difference! Young physicists observe this concept in a gravity-defying video by Veritasium. The resource shows the behavior...
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What IS Angular Momentum?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Have you ever felt like you're going nowhere? You really are going nowhere — if you happen to be spinning, rotating, or orbiting something! Young physicists learn about angular momentum in a short illustrated video. The narrator...
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Orbital Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do planets orbit the sun in ellipses when moons orbit their planet in circles? Pupils control the semi-major axis, eccentricity of the orbit, and position angle. The resulting orbital appears with the related force vectors as...
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Momentum

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Here's a presentation that not only covers momentum, impulse, conservation of momentum in both one and two dimensions, angular momentum, torque, and the moment of inertia, but offers many applied guided practice problems 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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Work, Energy, Power, Momentum

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Planning a physics unit on energy can take a lot of work, luckily this instructional presentation is here to help. Covering everything from work and energy to elastic collisions and the conservation of momentum, this comprehensive...
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Momentum Machine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you have a rotating office chair in your classroom, you can have physics pupils participate in this simple, yet effective demonstration of angular momentum. One partner sits in the chair, arms outstretched, holding heavy weights. The...