A six minute video animation that explains how the collider works. Excellent work for students who are studing this can easily learn from. A first rate work a clearly shown.

Professor Lewin's topic for this lecture is circular motion. He discusses angular velocity and centripetal acceleration. Several important formulas are presented in this lecture. Centripetal force and artificial gravity or centrifugal force is also d...iscussed (50:50).[more]

What can we learn about physics from an amusement park ride? This videosegment, produced for Teachers' Domain, uses roller coaster footage to demonstrate that what really keeps people pinned to their seats as a roller coaster hurtles through a loop i...sn't just the seat belts, it's centripetal force. To reinforce this important scientific principle,a physics teacher successfully swings a cup of water around his head without spilling a drop. Run time 04:40.[more]

What do merry-go-rounds have to do with artificial gravity? How can you twirl a glass of water around in a circle and not spill a drop? Learn about the science of spinning when Dr. Carlson talks about circular motion (04:32)..

Visual proof that centripetal acceleration = v^2/r . This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors fo...r clarification. Run time 10:00.[more]

How fast does a car need to go to complete a loop-d-loop? This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colo...rs for clarification. Run time 07:40.[more]

Intuition behind what it takes to make something travel in a circle. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses dif...ferent colors for clarification. Run time 10:07.[more]

Using calculus and vectors to show that centripetal acceleration = v^2/r. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor use...s different colors for clarification. Run time 10:14.[more]

More intuition on centripetal acceleration. A simple orbit problem. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses diff...erent colors for clarification. Run time 10:10.[more]

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The original Platonic ideal, with derivatives of vector functions. According to Plato, stars are heavenly beings that orbit the Earth with uniform perfection -- uniform speed and perfect circles. Even in this imperfect world, uniform circular motion ...make perfect mathematical sense.[more]

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