Students will learn about the conservation of angular momentum. How to apply it in both conceptual questions and in problem solving situations.
Explore the relationships between angular momentum, torque, and energy in the context of planetary orbits in our Solar System.
A demonstration is used to illustrate how the principals of angular momentum work.
A demonstration explains why you spin faster when you bring your arms and legs closer together.
Calculate the angular momentum of an object in two different ways. Knowledge of moment of inertia and angular velocity needed.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Angular Momentum.