Students will learn how to analyze and solve Centripetal Force type problems.
Learn about centripetal motion in the context of a roller coaster going through a loop-the-loop and over a hill.
Learn about orbits in the context of a next generation space station.
Learn about geosynchronous orbits and their use in satellite communication.
Explore circular motion and centripetal force by telling a hockey player how to hit a puck.
Solves a problem involving friction and centripetal motion.
Calculations of the centripetal force of various objects, F = mv^2/r.
Reviews the process of calculating centripetal force and the difference between centripetal and centrifugal forces.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Centripetal Force Problems.
This is an activity for students to complete while reading the Centripetal Force Concept
Determine what maximum speeds you can achieve around corners.
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.