Ladybug Motion 2D Vector controls for circle/elliptical motion (inquiry based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines.


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Title Ladybug Motion 2D Vector controls for circle/elliptical motion (inquiry based)
Description Learning Goals: Students will be able to draw motion vectors (position, velocity, or acceleration) for an object is moving while turning. This is an inquiry based opportunity for students to draw and interpret motion vectors for circular and elliptical motion.
Subject Astronomy, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions, Homework
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords circular, elliptical, phet, rotation, vectors
Simulation(s) Ladybug Motion 2D, Ladybug Revolution


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 7/12/09
Date updated 2/24/14