## Angular Speed vs Actual Speed.docx - Section 2: Angular Speeds and Actual Speeds

Angular Speed vs Actual Speed.docx
Angular Speed vs Actual Speed.docx

# Ferris Wheel Speeds

Unit 9: Ferris Wheels
Lesson 5 of 11

## Big Idea: How fast is the rider actually moving as the wheel turns? How do changing the angular speed and the radius of the wheel affect the speed of the rider? Students make a generalization about how these changes affect the rider's speed.

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### Hilary Yamtich

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