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ERIC Number: EJ1056919
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Experimenting with a Spinning Disk
Cross, Rod
Physics Education, v50 n2 p197-202 Mar 2015
Almost everyone will have observed a spinning coin fall to a shuddering stop. How and why does it do that? Several experiments are described, suitable for a student project, to help motivate an understanding of the rotational dynamics involved.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A