CurioCity resources which align with the Yukon Physics 12 content area on Circular Motion and Gravitation

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CurioCity resources which align with the British Columbia Physics 12 content area on Circular Motion and Gravitation

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Most of us know that the moon causes ocean tides but did you know that these tides are actually slowing the speed of Earth’s rotation? (1:58 min.)

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Join astronauts on-board the International Space Station to learn more about centripetal force and why planets or moons and artificial satellites like the space station stay in orbit. Use math to find out if the artificial gravity in science fiction movies can be a reality. (7:51 min.)

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Bernoulli’s equation is key to understanding why curveballs curve.

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Hosts of Veritasium and Smarter Every Day conduct the same experiment on opposite sides of the globe to prove the Coriolis Effect is real. Synch with northern hemisphere video http://www.explorecuriocity.org/Content.aspx?contentid=3754 for best effect.

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Hosts of Veritasium and Smarter Every Day conduct the same experiment on opposite sides of the globe to prove the Coriolis Effect is real. Synch with southern hemisphere video http://www.explorecuriocity.org/Content.aspx?contentid=3755 for best effect.

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This video explains the Magnus Effect which describes how spin effects moving objects. The importance of the Magnus Effect extends from the effect of spin on a ball to some travel applications.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains the physics behind why bikes stay upright.

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CurioCity resources which align with New Brunswick's Physics 12 Unit 2: Projectiles, Circular Motion and Universal Gravitation

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