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written by Aaron Titus
This is a set of handouts, a presentation, and videos that one can use for a workshop to teach others how to use Tracker. The resources may also be adapted for students to learn Tracker.

Subdocuments for this item contain:
  • presentation slides in PowerPoint
  • a one-page Tracker "cheat sheet" with instructions for the most often-used tasks
  • a sample lab manual with 6 Tracker video analysis labs that include:
    • uniform motion
    • inertial and non-inertial reference frames (Newton's first law)
    • force on a person landing after a jump (Newton's second law)
    • center of mass motion (collision)
    • uniform circular motion of a bicycle wheel
    • conservation of angular momentum of a figure skater

  • all videos and Tracker files for the experiments and presentation
  • source for all handouts that can be edited with LaTeX

To open the Tracker file, download and run Tracker from http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/. Tracker is free.

The videos can be used with other video analysis software; however, the handout has screen captures from Tracker and instructions specifically written for Tracker.

All videos maintain the copyright of those who recorded the video and are shared with permission of the video authors. All handouts created by Aaron Titus may be freely edited and redistributed without citation.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Educators
- application/pdf
- application/zip
- video/quicktime
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Keywords:
lab, lab manual, tracker, video analysis, workshop
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Metadata instance created June 5, 2012 by Aaron Titus
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June 6, 2012 by Wolfgang Christian
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