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We like spin enough that we did a whole television program about it! You can see the full episode here: Everyday Science: Spin!

You can see individual segments of the Spin show here: Little Shop Podcast Page: Spin Episodes

You can see all of our podcasts here: Little Shop of Physics Podcast Page

We’ve made up a lot of lessons about weather and climate in the past few years. Learn more about spin, storms, clouds, weather and climate here: Ten Things You Should Know About the Atmosphere

Finally, you can learn all about the Little Shop of Physics here: Little Shop of Physics

Here's a great video about the earth's rotation.