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published by the University of New South Wales
written by Joe Wolfe
This web page provides a multimedia introduction to projectiles.  It includes topics such as drag and air resistance, a simple experiment to measure g, the independence of vertical and horizontal motion, trajectory, and range.  Short video clips, still images, graphs, and diagrams are integrated with text to promote understanding of important concepts.  

This tutorial is part of the PhysClip collection of web-based resources on introductory mechanics, electricity, and magnetism.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Projectile Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Illustration
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
= Photograph
= Voice Recording
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- Learners
- Educators
- General Publics
- text/html
- application/flash
- image/gif
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© 2006 School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Australia License.
film clips, multimedia, tutorial, video clips
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J. Wolfe, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), WWW Document, (
J. Wolfe, Physclips: Projectiles, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), <>.
APA Format
Wolfe, J. (2008, August 31). Physclips: Projectiles. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from University of New South Wales:
Chicago Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Projectiles. Sydney: University of New South Wales, August 31, 2008. (accessed 25 June 2016).
MLA Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Projectiles. Sydney: University of New South Wales, 2006. 31 Aug. 2008. 25 June 2016 <>.
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