This unit is worth 14% of your final mark. Key concepts include uniform circular motion (requiring Newton's Laws of Motion), planetary motion (combines kinematics, dynamics, gravitation, and circular motion concepts and EQUATIONS). 

Need some more explanations? See the link to below and to the right!


Notes: Click on the title to get the file. Some of these files are quite large and contain lots of photos that you may not need, so don't print everything. 

1.1 UCM AP.pdf 1.1 UCM AP.pdf
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1.2 Centripetal Force AP.pdf 1.2 Centripetal Force AP.pdf
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1.3 Vertical Circular Motion AP.pdf 1.3 Vertical Circular Motion AP.pdf
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1.4 Centripetal Forces 2 AP.pdf 1.4 Centripetal Forces 2 AP.pdf
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2.1 Planetary Motion AP.pdf 2.1 Planetary Motion AP.pdf
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2.2 Satellites & Orbits AP.pdf 2.2 Satellites & Orbits AP.pdf
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Assignments & Labs:  If you are away, you are still responsible for missed labs or assignments. 

Graph paper.pdf Graph paper.pdf
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AP UCM Lab & Data.pdf AP UCM Lab & Data.pdf
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UCM Problem Set 2 Minderbender.pdf UCM Problem Set 2 Minderbender.pdf
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Circular Motion Worksheet F10.pdf Circular Motion Worksheet F10.pdf
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Videos & Simulations: 

Go to and then scroll down to the section on Circular Motion and Rotation. Watch all the videos in this section.

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