CAST: Free-Fall Lesson from Nasco
Ninth graders investigate free-fall. In this force and energy instructional activity, 9th graders use a free-fall apparatus to calculate velocities, acceleration, and periods of oscillation using a digital timer with a photogate.
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New Review Using Conservation of Energy to Determine Average Impact Force
Explore the center of gravity with your science class as they create a deadfall trap with common materials. They research the concepts of energy conservation and gravitational force before dividing into small groups to create a model of...
7th - 12th Science
Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Forces
Let's get moving! Newton juniors solve 19 problems using force, speed, and acceleration equations. This is a nifty worksheet that includes a few diagrams and multiple choice selections for each question. It provides the straightforward...
7th - 12th Science
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.
9th - 12th Science
New Review Dark Matter NASA Conference
Young scholars calculate the escape velocity of planets in our solar system and use that knowledge to calculate the escape velocity for NGC 2300 group. They then suggest reasons for the escape velocity to be higher than possible given...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Football Physics: The "Impossible" Free Kick
Given a particular direction and velocity, what force can make a ball swerve into a goal? This visually engaging video illustrates the physics that occur when a ball rotates on its axis while moving in a particular direction, also known...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable