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Force and Motion
  • Circus Physics | Classroom | Circus | PBS Jan 25, 2012
    The Big Apple Circus' jugglers, clowns and high-flying acrobats provide an entertaining and engaging way to introduce basic physics concepts to high school students. Eight videos feature footage from the series and interviews with the performers t...
  • The Lawes of Motion (Diplomatic Version) Dec 15, 2011
    Newton's actual documents scanned  from the Newton Project at the Cambridge University Library.  Interesting for PYP students to see his diagrams, and read the original laws and examples Tags: motion ...
  • Physics of the Yellow Angry Bird | Wired Science | Wired.com Nov 14, 2011
    It appears that when you tap the angry yellow bird, two things can happen. First, it increases its speed to 30 m/s (in the same direction that it was going). Second, if its velocity is greater than 20°; below the horizontal the vertical accel...
  • NGA Classroom: Mobile Maker Oct 1, 2011
    Mobile maker Tags: mobile interactive Calder simulation web2.0
  • How to master Newton's laws of motion in aerospace with NASA | Video « Wonder How To Sep 29, 2011
    the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the United States government's most infamous agency, the powerhouse of space exploration -- teaches you the basics of Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion. Who better to learn motion theory from than NAS...
  • Why is ice so slippery Sep 29, 2011
    Ice-skating is can be a really fun activity… strap on a pair of skates and you can glide across the smooth, hard surface of the ice! But when you step off the ice rink, have you ever noticed that your skates don’t glide so easily over...
  • Why is soap so slippery Sep 29, 2011
    In order to start thinking about why soap is slippery, let’s first think about when soap is slippery. Have you ever noticed that when soap is dry, it’s not really slippery at all? It’s only when you add water to soap that it beco...
  • What is friction Sep 29, 2011
    f you’ve ever been really cold and rubbed your hands together quickly to warm up, you’ve felt friction.  You actually experience friction all the time!  Whenever any two objects rub together there is a force that makes them n...
  • FearOfPhysics.com: What is Friction? Sep 29, 2011
    Friction is the "evil" of all motion. No matter which direction something moves in, friction pulls it the other way. Move something left, friction pulls right. Move something up, friction pulls down. It appears as if nature has given us friction t...
  • Gravity Sep 28, 2011
    Every object in the Universe attracts every other object in the universe.  This invisible force for masses to move toward each other is called Gravity. When you weight yourself, your weight may be around 30kg to maybe 50kg because of Gravity....