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ERIC Number: EJ281699
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Frisbees, Can Lids, and Gyroscopic Effects.
Crane, H. Richard
Physics Teacher, v21 n5 p325 May 1983
Provides an explanation for the observed motion of frisbees, can lids, "clay pidgeons," and flat stones when these objects are thrown through the air. Explanation focuses on forces (gravity and air), torque, and gyroscopic precession. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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