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With the Centripetal Force Kit for physical science and physics, demonstrate the relationship between angular velocity and centripetal acceleration.

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Demonstrate the relationship between angular velocity and centripetal acceleration. The low cost and simple construction of the centripetal force apparatus make it a must for every classroom. The experiment uses the weight of 20 washers hanging from one end of a nylon thread to balance the pull of a rubber stopper swinging overhead. Complete instructions provided.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Asking questions and defining problems
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Engaging in argument from evidence

Disciplinary Core Ideas

HS-PS2.A: Forces and Motion

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Systems and system models

Performance Expectations

MS-LS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.