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Friction [electronic resource].

hoopla digital. (Added Author).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 30 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Disney Educational Productions, 2010.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Hosted by Asa Kalama.
Summary, etc.: From roller coaster wheels for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to the shape of a Disney Cruise Line ship's hull, the Imagineers use tribology (the study of friction) to find ways to reduce drag. Students will learn the different types of friction as well as the roles that gravity and Newton's First Law play in frictional force.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Friction > Juvenile films.
Science > Experiments.
Science > Study and teaching.

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