### We found 410 resources with the keyterm velocity

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#### Baby Energy

Baby energy is not what it sounds like, it's better. Using a baby playing at the park as his model, this young man describes, provides solid examples, and works through a series of equations that show energy. Potential and kinetic...

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#### High-Velocity Falcon

"One of nature's boldest predators," the peregrine falcon, has the fastest raw speed amongst any creature on the planet. Follow these researchers as they study how the falcon lives and moves.

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#### The Basics of Motion

If you agree that physics learners should be able to explain motion concepts before solving problems, then you will really appreciate this resource! The first page presents 12 questions about displacement, speed, velocity, scalars,...

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#### An Accelerated Look at Motion

Your physics followers will have fun envisioning Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster being launched in his exercise ball or Mr. Kirwan building an airplane in his backyard as they solve problems regarding acceleration. They are to draw a diagram...

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#### Messing with Momentum

Twenty-one thought-provoking questions about momentum and impulse fill the page. Physics enthusiasts describe momentum, relate it to impulse, describe conservation of momentum, and define two types of collisions. They apply equations in...

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#### Newton's Second Law and More

Follow the adventures of Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster. Junior physicists calculate his weight on different planets, the force of his rocket engine, and the acceleration and velocity of his toboggan. Fluffy will challenge and entertain your...

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#### Motion and Forces

A substantial but viewer-friendly selection of slides presents the topics of forces and motion. The simplicity of format and content make this perfectly suited to an introductory physical science course. Slides begin by addressing...

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#### Modeling a Basketball Throw

Play ball! High schoolers explore the concept of quadratic equations through modeling how shooting a basketball can be expressed as a quadratic function. They impose a coordinate grid on the path of a shooting basketball and determine...

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#### Velocity of Traffic on Highway 26

Physics fanatics time five cars as they pass on the highway. They use the times and a 20-yard distance to calculate velocity. They also graph distance vs. time. A page of student pre-lab questions is provided in addition to the activity...

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#### Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...

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#### Aerospace Engineering

Twelfth graders examine the physics of rocket flight. They build and launch model rockets to measure their performances.

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#### Windy Tunnel

Lift—it is about the wing's attack. Using a virtual wind tunnel, pupils investigate wing shape and angle of attack. Learners use worksheets to record their observations and to convert verbal relationships into mathematical equations in...

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#### Investigation: Kinetic and Potential Energy

A well-developed lab sheet guides physical science learners through an investigation of kinetic and potential energy. In small groups, collaborators discover whether or not the ramp height or mass of an object has an effect on the...

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#### Study Jams! Newton's Second Law: Acceleration

Become a pinball wizard by understanding acceleration. Mia and Sam define acceleration for the audience and touch on the property of inertia. Get your physical science class up to speed by showing this little video, reviewing the...

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#### Pendulum Catch

What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...

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#### Pendulum Catch

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#### Action-Reaction Lab

Computer-interfaced motion detectors are required to carry out this inquiry. It is a new twist on exploring motion with plunger carts: they are set back-to-back and then propelled away from each other. Their velocities are measured, and...

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#### Acceleration Science

In collaborative groups, physics learners design and create a web portfolio of internet resoucres explaining poitive and negative acceleration, zero acceleration, and positive and negative velocity. This is a terrific assignment for...

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#### Unit VI: Worksheet 3 - Force, Velocity, Displacement

Those who take this challenge will draw force diagrams and then calculate velocities and displacement. The problems are applicable to any general physics curriculum that covers motion. Add this to your collection of homework selections.

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#### Unit VI: Worksheet 2 - Force, Velocity, Displacement

Future physics majors look at a diagram of a marble rolling across a railing. They sketch motion maps and force diagrams. They determine the horizontal range of the marble as it falls to the floor. Then they double the height and repeat...

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#### Unit VIII: Worksheet 4 - Central Force

Send physics learners into orbit by assigning this seven-problem activity. They will calculate the mass of a satellite, construct a force diagram, determine the radius of the orbit, and more. Physics worksheets can become wearisome, but...

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#### Unit IX: Worksheet 2 - Impulsive Force

Here are nine motion problems for physics fanatics to solve. Topics are pretty typical: rifles firing bullets, freight train cars colliding, astronauts gliding through space, balls being thrown. Pupils compute recoil speed, combined...

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#### Unit IX: Worksheet 3 - Impulsive Force

Eight motion-related problems are contained in this physics assignment. Upcoming physicists calculate combined velocity after collisions, impulse, and momentum. They also address critical thinking situations, making this a well-rounded...

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#### Unit IX: Worksheet 1 - Impulsive Force

Bouncing balls and rockets taking off provide ammunition for your physics arsenal. Your class will solve mulit-step problems for velocity, momentum, and force. This is an ideal homework assignment for practice solving motion problems.