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This website provides teachers with activities allowing students to understand how to determine a coefficient of friction via an inclined plane. The page also includes a brief background and information on how the activity should be used to promote teamwork.
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Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
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© 2003 Youning Wang
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friction, inclined plane
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Metadata instance created July 29, 2004 by Stephanie Tchatchoua
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February 1, 2005 by Bruce Mason

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Dynamics: Forces and Motion
Unit Title: Frictional Forces

Applying the skills of teamwork, students work cooperatively to find out coefficients of friction for surfaces of metal on wood and metal on metal.

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Y. Wang, (2003), WWW Document, (http://www.scienceteacherprogram.org/physics/wang03.html).
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Y. Wang, How to find out coefficients of friction through an inclined plane (2003), <http://www.scienceteacherprogram.org/physics/wang03.html>.
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Wang, Y. (2003). How to find out coefficients of friction through an inclined plane. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from http://www.scienceteacherprogram.org/physics/wang03.html
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Wang, Youning. How to find out coefficients of friction through an inclined plane. 2003. http://www.scienceteacherprogram.org/physics/wang03.html (accessed 24 July 2014).
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Wang, Youning. How to find out coefficients of friction through an inclined plane. 2003. 24 July 2014 <http://www.scienceteacherprogram.org/physics/wang03.html>.
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