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The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.

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    Friction

    Friction

    by CK-12 //at grade
    In this lesson students will learn about friction, the difference between static and kinetic friction and how to solve problems involving friction.
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    Friction

    Friction

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Defines friction and introduces equations using friction.
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    Friction

    Friction

    by Anusha Natarajan //at grade
    Covers friction.
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    Friction

    Friction

    by EPISD Physics //at grade
    Defines friction and introduces equations using friction.
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    Friction

    Friction

    by Henrik Malmberg //at grade
    In this lesson students will learn about friction, the difference between static and kinetic friction and how to solve problems involving friction.
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    Friction

    Friction

    by Hugo Montaño //at grade
    Defines friction and introduces equations using friction.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Malt Shop

    Malt Shop

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about kinetic friction and how objects slide to a stop under the influence of friction.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Sprinter

    Sprinter

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about static friction.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Rose Colored Glasses

    Rose Colored Glasses

    by CK-12 //at grade
    See the world through different colored glasses; understand, as a result, the nature of color and light.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Unicycle

    Unicycle

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Understand the phenomenon of rolling without slipping, even under an applied torque, in the context of a unicycle.
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  • Simulation
    Friction Simulation

    Friction Simulation

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explore how much force is needed to overcome the forces of friction.
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    Steel Friction

    Steel Friction

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Friction Interactive
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  • PLIX
    On an Incline

    On an Incline

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Friction Interactive
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  • Video
    Friction Problem

    Friction Problem

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Shows how to calculate the coefficient of friction using an object that is in constant motion.
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    Friction Explained

    Friction Explained

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Illustrates how friction apply to dragging everyday objects with a demonstration.
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  • Video
    Why can't trains go uphill?

    Why can't trains go uphill?

    by Charles Yu //at grade
    James May looks at why trains can't go uphill.
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  • Video
    The Friction Force

    The Friction Force

    by CK-12 //at grade
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  • Practice
    Friction Practice
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    Friction Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Friction Quiz - PPB

    Friction Quiz - PPB

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Calculate the coefficient of static and kinetic friction, understand the nature of friction. Requires basic trigonometry and algebra.
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    Friction Quiz

    Friction Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews sliding and static friction, the coefficient of friction, and calculations of resultant acceleration when friction is taken into account.
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  • Critical Thinking
    Friction Discussion Questions

    Friction Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Friction.
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  • Real World Application
    How to start a fire using IKEA products

    How to start a fire using IKEA products

    by Savanna Li //at grade
    Using the powers of friction and IKEA products, find out how to make a fire using IKEA products
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  • Real World Application
    Phone Book Friction

    Phone Book Friction

    by Ryan Huang //at grade
    How much friction force could you create with just two books?
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  • Real World Application
    What Causes Friction?

    What Causes Friction?

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about friction.
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  • Real World Application
    Mass Doesn't Matter

    Mass Doesn't Matter

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the role mass plays in motion along inclined planes.
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  • Real World Application
    Slippery When Wet

    Slippery When Wet

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the different type of friction and what they mean for movement.
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  • Real World Application
    Race to The Finish

    Race to The Finish

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn how friction plays a role in drag racing.
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  • Real World Application
    The Flowers Are Still Standing

    The Flowers Are Still Standing

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the physics behind this famous parlor trick.
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  • Study Guide
    Newton's Laws Study Guide

    Newton's Laws Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide looks at Newton's three laws, free body diagrams, and types of forces, including the force of gravity, normal force, and friction force.
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