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Publisher: Exploratorium
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At this Exploratorium site you'll find out how to use a bicycle wheel and a rotating stool to demonstrate how torque affects rotational motion. The site provides an explanation of…
  
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This activity from the Exploratorium provides a vivid demonstration of the effect of an object's rotational inertia (moment of inertia). The challenge is to balance a stick with a…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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Does a tower break apart as it topples over? Visit this site, from the American Physical Society's outreach website Physics Central, to find out. The site contains directions for…
  
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This site from How Things Work, by Lou Bloomfield, provides an explanation of why it can be hard to stop a bike with the rear brakes alone. The site contains a description of how…
  
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Publisher: Hurricane Hunter Association
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Find out how Air Force Reserve flight crews collect data by flying right into hurricanes. This site contains photographs and movies from numerous storms including images from flights…
  
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This item is a short introduction to the concept of torque and how it influences the rotational motion of an object. It also contains links to more advanced materials involving…
  
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F. Hwang
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This webpage contains an applet on circular motion. The simulation portrays a ball on a string swinging in a circle. The radius of the circle can be changed, and conservation of…
  
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Publisher: T. Henderson
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This webpage discusses the role of centripetal acceleration and centripetal force. The site also provides an animation to show how circular motion requires an inward force. Links to…
  
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Publisher: NASA Glenn Research Center
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This NASA site provides directions for building a version of Hero's engine using a soda can. Construction is easy and the engine spins nicely. Links provide other rocket-related…
  
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C. Nave
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This Hyperphysics website gives an explanation of centripetal force, offering formulas and diagrams of example problems. A number of links are also provided for further information.
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