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Centripetal Force Notes

Centripetal Force Notes

Author: Deanna Morrison

This power point explains what a centripetal force is, why centrifugal force is fictitious, and explains the equations used to solve centripetal force problems.

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The power point describes what centripetal force, the equations needed to solve centripetal force problems, and explains why centrifugal force is a fictitious force.

Source: D. Morrison

Centripetal Force Notes

Power point without the audio.

Source: D. Morrison

Circular Motion Unit Packet

Copy the Centripetal Force notes into the notes section of your Unit Packet. Then you can submit a HOT question below if you have a question regarding the notes that you would like addressed in class.


Source: D. Morrison

HOT Question

Submit a Higher Order Thinking question regarding the notes. The question should address one of the following:
1) A concept or process from the notes that you find confusing and need further explanation and examples to understand.
2) Confusion or misunderstanding on how the concepts are connected and tied to other concepts we have learned about previously.
3) A challenge to the class because you have complete understanding of the power point notes. (Challenge - term should be in the question submitted.)
4) Give an everyday example of the concept if you feel that have achieved complete understanding of the concepts and processes described in the notes.

Source: M. Langhans, Inspired by C. Kirch