Reflection: Real World Applications Balancing at the Center of Mass - Section 3: Balancing Act Simulation Activity

 
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Balancing at the Center of Mass

Unit 7: Rotational Motion - Part II
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to define center of mass and analyze its impact in balance.

Big Idea: Students use a computer simulation to define the center of mass.

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Science, rotation (turn), Motion, Physical Science, Torque, AP Physics, Center of Mass, Center of Gravity, rotations
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