Seventh graders investigate Newton's Laws of Motion as they relate to the projectile motion of a cannon ball being fired. They are recording the experiment data in a data table and creating a graph using the data in the data table.
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STEMbite: Projectile Motion of Abby's Arrow
Projectile motion is seen in action as Andrew's niece, Abby, practices archery. This is a nice demonstration since most video clips that you can find online are actually just animations. That being said, there is nothing more to this...
1 min 7th - 12th Science
New Review Science of NFL Football: Projectile Motion and Parabolas
Punt, pass, or kick your way to learning physics! An engaging lesson breaks down the mechanics of punting a football through an analysis of vectors. The ninth lesson of a video series explains the horizontal and vertical velocity...
4 mins 5th - 12th Math
Science of the Olympic Winter Games: Figure Skating Physics
Learn about the center of mass and projectiles by examining the movement of Olympic figure skaters! Physics and skating fans will be delighted as they watch super athletes perform unbelievable feats. Arrows and text appear to highlight...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable