Rotation and Balance


A Concept Builder is an interactive questioning module that presents learners with carefully crafted questions that target various aspects of a concept. Each Concept Builder focuses the learner's attention upon a discrete learning outcome. Questions target that outcome from a variety of angles using multiple difficulty levels or varying activities. The following Concept Builders target concepts associated with Rotation and Balance.


Getting a Handle on Torque
 
Learning Goal: To use an understanding of torque to predict which direction a meter stick would rotate when various masses are placed at varying distances from the fulcrum.


Torque-ing About Rotation
 
Learning Goal: To use an understanding of torque to predict which direction a meter stick would rotate when three masses are placed at varying distances from the fulcrum.





 


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