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This is an interactive simulation on the topic of circular motion that features a ladybug rotating on a turning platform.   Users can change the location of the ladybug, add a bug of larger mass, display vectors, view graphs of acceleration and velocity, and set the degree of angular velocity.    

This item is part of a larger and growing collection of resources developed by the Physics Education Technology project.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= 2D Acceleration
= 2D Velocity
- Rotational Dynamics
= Conservation of Angular Momentum
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
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- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/rot…
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© 2006 University of Colorado, Physics Education Technology
Additional information is available.
Keywords:
angular acceleration, angular momentum, angular velocity, circular motion, rotation, simulation
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created October 28, 2008 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
July 21, 2008
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AIP Format
(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2006), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/rotation).
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PhET Simulation: Ladybug Revolution, (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2006), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/rotation>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Ladybug Revolution. (2008, July 21). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/rotation
Chicago Format
Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Ladybug Revolution. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, July 21, 2008. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/rotation (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Ladybug Revolution. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2006. 21 July 2008. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/rotation>.
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@misc{ Title = {PhET Simulation: Ladybug Revolution}, Publisher = {Physics Education Technology Project}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 October 2014}, Month = {July 21, 2008}, Year = {2006} }
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Is Supplemented By http://phet.colorado.edu/admin/get-contribution-file.php?contribution_file_id=741

This is a set of concept (clicker) questions designed by the PhET team specifically to accompany the Ladybug Revolution simulation.

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