Torque, rotations, and angular momentum can be challenging concepts for students to comprehend. In this video, Vernier physics expert Tom Smith discusses multiple classroom-tested strategies that help students build competency and confidence in rotational kinematics and dynamics. 

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Through this video, you will:

  • Explore how to introduce rotational motion to students by building a fundamental understanding of the relationship between a circle and the ratio we call pi.
  • Uncover common misconceptions relating to centripetal force and learn how to introduce rotational kinematics.
  • Gain hands-on knowledge of the Go Direct® Rotary Motion Sensor and the Rotational Motion Accessory Kit.