Impact Craters -- Holes in the Ground!

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High schoolers work together to simulate impact craters in a lab setting. During the experiment, they determine the relationship between the size of the crater and projectile and calculate the velocity. As a class, they discuss and demonstrate the transfer of energy that takes place in the cratering process.

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9th - 12th
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning