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Types of Friction

Levels are CK-12's student achievement levels.
Basic Students matched to this level have a partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work.
At Grade (Proficient) Students matched to this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real-world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to subject matter.
Advanced Students matched to this level are ready for material that requires superior performance and mastery.
  • Real World Application
    What a Drag!

    What a Drag!

    by CK-12 //basic

    Find out why water creates a type of friction called drag and how a swimmer can reduce drag to swim faster.

  • Real World Application
    Benefits of Dimples

    Benefits of Dimples

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover why golf balls have dimples and how dimples on the surface of vehicles could improve fuel efficiency.

  • Real World Application
    Speeding Up by Falling Down

    Speeding Up by Falling Down

    by CK-12 //basic

    Discover how to find the terminal velocity of a penny dropped from a skyscraper and whether the penny will be traveling fast enough by the time it reaches the ground to damage materials or harm people.

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