Lesson 8: Circular Motion
Show students video of a lap around the Daytona International Speedway. Ask students about what forces the driver is experiencing.
Online (or other) quiz to gauge students' misconceptions about circular motion. Special interest will be payed to the two misconceptions detailed in the misconceptions section of the website.
For homework students will be asked to analyse the turns of the racetrack. They will attempt to describe why the turns need to be banked for reasons of safety. Homework will be checked the following class.