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Circular motion

This collection includes six digital curriculum resources that develop the theoretical and practical aspects of circular motion. Video sequences illustrate the fundamental kinematic principles of circular motion. Reference web pages and learning objects provide background material on the mathematical techniques required, ...

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Constant acceleration

This collection includes seven digital curriculum resources that develop the theoretical aspects of kinematics and equations of motion. Video sequences illustrate fundamental principles while reference web pages and learning objects provide background material on the mathematical techniques required, including calculus ...

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Gravity

Learn how to calculate the orbits of planets and satellites. Follow Newton's reasoning in deriving his universal gravitation law. Use the conservation of mechanical energy to find the escape velocity for a rocket. Extend these ideas to find the sizes of black holes. This resource consists of a video in eight sections with ...

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Catalyst - Planet of the Rings, 2005: The end of an era

This clip shows tense scenes in Mission Control at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Jet Propulsion Laboratories on 30 June 2004 as the Cassini spacecraft is about to enter a crucial stage of its voyage to Saturn. The clip begins with an external view of the Laboratories but cuts almost immediately ...