SCIENCE AND HEALTH VI
Date: ____________ I.OBJECTIVE:
Identify the force that pulls an object from the circle
– Moving in Circles
Centripetal force is the real force that acts radially inward or toward the central point.
Differentiating centripetal force from centrifugal force
Mango or avocado strips, blender or egg beater
Into the Future, pp. 190-192Science and Health VI pp. 185-186III.PROCEDURE:
What factors cause acceleration of moving objects?
Do you know how washing machine works? It washes, rinses and spins theclothes?
Why do think this happen?2.
Do activity 5.4 Circular Motion in Appliances3.
What kind of motion did you observe in the blender?4.
What is the force that acts radially inward on a spinning object in a circular path?5.
Observe/imagine a ceiling fan with its blades rotating or moving in a circle. Which is thecenter of the circle? What enables the blades to continue moving in a circle than fly off?IV.EVALUATION:Choose the letter of the correct answer:1.Which home appliance demonstrates centripetal force?