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This online experiment simulates rolling motion. Set the angle of the ramp and measure the speed of a ball as it rolls.  This explores concepts of speed, acceleration, and force.
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Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
- Newton's Second Law
- Work and Energy
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- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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= Interactive Simulation
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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acceleration, inclined plane, rolling motion
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Metadata Instance Creation Date November 21, 2003 by Kyle Whipple
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(Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, 2003), WWW Document, (http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/warpspeed/race_for_energy/activity.html).
Race for Energy, (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, 2003), <http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/warpspeed/race_for_energy/activity.html>.
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Race for Energy. (2003). Retrieved January 22, 2018, from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory: http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/warpspeed/race_for_energy/activity.html
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Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Race for Energy. Batavia: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, 2003. http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/warpspeed/race_for_energy/activity.html (accessed 22 January 2018).
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Race for Energy. Batavia: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, 2003. 22 Jan. 2018 <http://ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/warpspeed/race_for_energy/activity.html>.
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