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# Torque

## A force acting on an object that causes the object to rotate.

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## Torque

Students will learn to calculate Torque in various situations.

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## See-Saw

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## Drawbridge

Learrn about torque balance in the context of a medieval drawbridge.

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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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## Orbital Motion

Explore the relationships between angular momentum, torque, and energy in the context of planetary orbits in our Solar System.

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## Walk The Tightrope

Understnad the concept of rotational inertia (moment of inertia) by analyzing the motion of a circus tightrope walker.

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## Torque

Shows how torque causes rotation.

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## Diving Board Torque Problem

An example problem using force is worked out.

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## Torque

Provides an explanation of torque and an example of how to use it.

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## Torque Quiz - PPB

Calculate the torque on an object on which a force is being exerted.

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• Critical Thinking

## Torque Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Torque.

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• Study Guide