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It’s a race! Investigate the properties of the moment of inertia by rolling differently shaped objects, such as a solid disc, ring, and sphere, down an incline. Discover why the sphere always wins!

Concepts

  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Potential Energy