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written by David Stern
This lesson plan provides an approach to teaching circular motion. It covers uniform circular motion, and the relation of its frequency with the peripheral velocity v, the radius of the circle R, and the rotation period T. The topic of centripetal acceleration is included. This lesson plan is connected to textual resources on the topic. This lesson is part of a large site, "From Stargazers to Starships" that introduces physics through space science and an historical perspective.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Rotational Dynamics
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
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© 2001 David P. Stern
Keywords:
accelerated motion, centripetal acceleration
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Metadata instance created March 12, 2004 by Cathy Ezrailson
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D. Stern, (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Lcircul.htm).
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D. Stern, Motion in a Circle - Lesson Plan (2001), <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Lcircul.htm>.
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Stern, D. (2001, December 17). Motion in a Circle - Lesson Plan. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Lcircul.htm
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Stern, David. Motion in a Circle - Lesson Plan. December 17, 2001. http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Lcircul.htm (accessed 31 July 2014).
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Stern, David. Motion in a Circle - Lesson Plan. 2001. 17 Dec. 2001. 31 July 2014 <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Lcircul.htm>.
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