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NCEA Level 3 Circular Motion

NCEA Level 3 Circular Motion

Author: Gwyneth Cooper

Introduction to NCEA Level 3 Circular Motion

Contains information about NCEA Level 3 circular motion, including vertical circular motion and circular motion under gravity (satellites).

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Circular motion

Science theatre demonstrates circular motion, including why water doesn't fall out

Circular motion

Introduction to circular motion, should be mostly revision at NCEA Level 3

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Clear explanation of satellite motion, with animations:


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