# Friction

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

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## Friction

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

Defines friction and introduces equations using friction.
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## Malt Shop

Learn about kinetic friction and how objects slide to a stop under the influence of friction.
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## Sprinter

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## Rose Colored Glasses

See the world through different colored glasses; understand, as a result, the nature of color and light.
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## Unicycle

Understand the phenomenon of rolling without slipping, even under an applied torque, in the context of a unicycle.
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## Friction Simulation

Explore how much force is needed to overcome the forces of friction.
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## Steel Friction

Friction Interactive
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## Friction Problem

Shows how to calculate the coefficient of friction using an object that is in constant motion.
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## Friction Explained

Illustrates how friction apply to dragging everyday objects with a demonstration.
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## The Friction Force

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## Friction Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Friction.
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## What Causes Friction?

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## Mass Doesn't Matter

Discover the role mass plays in motion along inclined planes.
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## Slippery When Wet

Discover the different type of friction and what they mean for movement.
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## Race to The Finish

Learn how friction plays a role in drag racing.
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## The Flowers Are Still Standing

Discover the physics behind this famous parlor trick.
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