Inertia and Circular Motion Video Tutorial

The Inertia and Circular Motion Video Tutorial utilizes the concept of inertia and Newton's first law to explain why a person making a high-speed turn experiences a sensation of being pulled outward and away from the center of the circle. Numerous examples, illustrations, animations, and demonstrations assist in the explanations. The video lesson answers the following question:

  1. How can you explain the sensation of there being an outward force when you move along a curved path in a car or an amusement park ride?

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