Crumble Zone: Designing a Bumper to Study Impulse and Momentum

This Crumble Zone: Designing a Bumper to Study Impulse and Momentum activity & project also includes:

Using lab carts, physics minors plan and construct bumpers to minimize their impact against fixed wooden blocks. 

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • A well-designed lab sheet guides lab groups through the activity
  • Math concepts are applied to the experimental results
  • Several Common Core State Standards are met in both math and language arts
  • Adaptable to middle school Next Generation Science Standards
Cons

  • Teaching suggestions, but no specific procedures are provided; you can rely on the student lab sheet for details of the experiment