How Does A Boomerang Work?

Boomerangs make nice round trip flights thanks to physics. The Veritasium video explains the science of how a boomerang works. It focuses on lift, relative velocity, and gyroscopic precision. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • From 1:40 to 2:16 of the video is an advertisement for another YouTube channel
  • Relies on prior knowledge of torque and force diagrams
Pros

  • Highlights vocabulary words
  • Includes attention-grabbing video clips
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