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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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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...
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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...
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Marble Gravitron

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Entertain and educate physics pros with this activity. They place a marble in a wine glass, get it spinning, and then turn the glass upside down. As long as it spins, centripetal force keeps the marble from falling out! Show this video...
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Pendulums

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pendulums are simple, yet engaging demonstrations of harmonic motion. Dr. Carlson uses a very large example of a pendulum: a bowling ball on a string hanging from the ceiling! Learn from Dr. Carlson how you can teach about the strength...
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Marble Gravitron

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Entertain and educate physics pros with this activity. They place a marble in a wine glass, get it spinning, and then turn the glass upside down. As long as it spins, centripetal force keeps the marble from falling out! Show this video...
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Unit VIII Worksheet 5: Circular Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven problems send physics stars out of this world! Challenge learners to calculate centripetal force, time to complete revolutions, circular speed, and acceleration. They also are asked to explain scenarios and draw a force diagram for...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven pages with 33 multiple choice questions about motion make up this worksheet. Calculations must be performed in order to choose the correct answer. Physics majors will solve for angles, displacement, acceleration, speed, and time...
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Unit VIII: Worksheet 3 - Central Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Beginning physicists imagine being aerospace engineers by solving seven centripetal force problems. They calculate the work, speed, time, and acceleration of objects in orbit: a satellite around Earth, and Earth around the sun. This is a...
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Unit VIII: Worksheet 2 - Centripetal Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Circular motion can make you loopy! On this physics worksheet, learners practice solving problems regarding centripetal force, rotational period, speed, acceleration, and more. A flying aerobat and a couple of amusement park rides make...
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Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although this was written to accompany a specific textbook, the information can illustrate wave motion for any advanced level physics course. The slides are simple, use plain but colorful fonts, and include diagrams and pictures to...
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Motion and Force

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Motion and force vocabulary words are concisely defined in this 13-slide PowerPoint. This is a great slideshow to review prior to a quiz for 5th or 6th grade science. Tip: Send this PowerPoint to your students so they can review it...
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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

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Starting off with a definition of motion and some examples, this slide show goes on to describe different categories of movement. Terminology connected to this general physics topic is explained on subsequent slides. It is a good summary...
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Circular Motion: Target Practice

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students demonstrate direction of velocity of an object in circular motion. They discuss the mathematical formula, and demonstrate the formula using a string, rubber stopper and a target.
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Modeling Celestial Motion

For Students 7th - 12th
In this modeling celestial motion learning exercise, students fill in the blank about the motion of celestial bodies: planets and stars. Students complete the blanks with information about the scientists and philosophers responsible for...