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Bungee Jump Accelerations

Students investigate the acceleration that occurs during a bungee jump.  In the Algebra II lesson, students conduct an experiment to simulate a bungee jumper and use an Accelerometer to analyze the motion.  Students determine the maximum and minimum acceleration and compare the laboratory jump with an actual bungee jump.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2006
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