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Objects moving in a circle must experience acceleration and force perpendicular to their direction of travel.

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    Centripetal Acceleration

    Centripetal Acceleration

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will learn what is centripetal acceleration, where it applies and how to calculate it. Students will also learn when a force is acting as a centripetal force and how to apply it.
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    Newton's Cannon

    Newton's Cannon

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about orbits and how an object can stay in orbit under the influence of gravity.
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    Tetherball

    Tetherball

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about centripetal motion in the context of a game of tetherball.
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    Centripetal Acceleration Practice
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    Centripetal Acceleration Practice

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    Centripetal Acceleration Discussion Questions

    Centripetal Acceleration Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Centripetal Acceleration.
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  • Study Guide
    Circular Motion Study Guide

    Circular Motion Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide provides an overview of circular and rotational motion: centripetal force, discussion of fictitious force, calculating period and frequency, determining the rotational axis, calculating angular quantities, and precession.
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