# Rotational Inertia: Physics Lab

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### What is rotational inertia?

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### 2. In an experiment where a mass falls under gravity, turning a flywheel it is connected to, what kind of energy exists in the system at the start?

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When discussing the movement of objects, having an understanding of rotational inertia would be helpful, so assess what you know about a lab designed to calculate it with this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz asks for definitions and correct identification of experiment results.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz to test yourself on:

• Lab supplies to calculate rotational inertia
• Energy present before and after an object falls due to gravity
• Rotational inertia

## Skills Practiced

Improve your ability to use these key skills by completing the worksheet and quiz:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about a physics lab on rotational inertia from the related lesson
• Making connections - use your understanding of rotational inertia to determine the energy present after a mass falls under gravity during an experiment using a flywheel
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify the item(s) that indicate the rotational inertia of an object
• Defining a key concept - verify that you can accurately describe a main phrase, rotational inertia