Projectile Motion

High schoolers calculate the initial velocity of a stretched spring and use their calculations to predict where the spring will land. In this elastic energy lesson, students stretch and shoot a spring vertically and gather data to establish a relationship between height and stretch.  They use this data to calculate the initial velocity of the spring and apply the concepts to horizontal shooting of the spring.

9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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