Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection
Keywords: angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia, Newton's Third Law of Motion
Although few students can relate to freestyle aerials in skiing, most, if not all students can relate to the twisting motion of a falling cat, which is offered as a comparative example. This video offers visual support for the concepts of angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia, and Newton's Third Law of Motion.
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Name of Author/Source: National Science Foundation
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Is this Resource freely Available? Yes
Access Privileges: Public
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