Angular Velocity

by Professor Rich Born

Collect data of the train’s angular velocity while its linear speed gradually increases. Students will create a graph of angular velocity vs time and also compute the angular acceleration.

Grade Levels: 6-12
Duration: up to 1 hr
Subject: Subject: Physical Science
Learning Standards: NGSS MS-PS2-2 HS-PS2-1
ISTE 1c, 5a, 5b, 5c