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Circular Motion Applets

Why is a minute divided into 60 seconds, an hour into 60 minutes, yet there are only 24 hours in a day? link Webpage from scientificamerican.com  
Circular Motion Demonstrations      
With a sparkler link Alom Shaha on YouTube. 3 mins 4 Star
Using a ball and mallet. YouTube. 1 min
5 Star
Out of control carousel. There was actually an exam question on this a few years back YouTube. 1 min
4 Star
6 mark question: Identify all forces acting on the motorcyclist in this Wall of Death YouTube. 1 min 5 Star
Or how about using a bowling ball and a broom YouTube. 1 min. You need to get your teacher to do this in the sports hall with lots of students
4 Star
Another beautiful example - this time with a charged water drop in zero g circling around a knitting needle YouTube. 5 mins. Beautiful  
This is a demo (with explanation) of a jar of water swinging over a person's head. The emphasis is on forces. From vimeo.com. 3 mins
4 Star
There is something very odd about this image. Hmmm . . .  
Centrifugal Force A common myth treated in cartoon fashion by xkcd.com
5 Star
Dealing with some misconceptions YouTube 3 mins courtesy of SciShow
4 Star
Satellite motion      
Why doesn't the space shuttle fall to Earth? Cool explanation. youtube. one minute. Also explains weightlessness
4 Star
Why doesn't the moon fall down? This time from an astronomer. youtube. Two minutes
4 Star
Try launching a satellite into space Simple game
3 Star
Just how many satellites are actually up there? link


  link richiecarmichael.github.io  
Before Newton, even before Galileo, there was Kepler; trully one of our very first scientists. His work was on the motion of the planets and paved the way for Newton. Background into Kepler's life and times
Carl Sagan via YouTube. 10 mins
4 Star