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ERIC Number: EJ1099841
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
The Driven Spinning Top
Grosu, Ioan; Featonby, David
Physics Education, v51 n3 Article 033002 May 2016
This driven top is quite a novelty and can, with some trials, be made using the principles outlined here. This new top has many applications in developing both understanding and skills and these are detailed in the article. Depending on reader's available time and motivation they may feel an urge to make one themselves, or simply invest a few pounds in the one that has been designed, tested and manufactured to a high standard. Either way the unique design of the driven top can provide several hours of interesting experimentation. Our aim here is simply to inform and inspire readers to further investigation and experimentation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Romania
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