Day 106: Rotational Motion Unit

Today we started rotational motion in Honors Physics. We haven’t taught this topic for five year, and I’m thrilled its back in the curriculum. We’re trying to approach it in a modeling-centric manner. We are first exploring rotational kinematics and our “paradigm lab” was the Ladybug Revolution PhET simulation. This simulation was a great way for students to explore the quantities of angular position, velocity, and acceleration and compare with their linear/tangential counterparts.

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