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Uniform Motion
written by Aaron Titus
The Video Analysis of Uniform Motion lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion of a steel ball rolling with constant velocity on an aluminum track.

The trz file contains a pdf lab handout and Tracker tab files with two different videos (slower speed ball and faster speed ball).

The videos can be used with other video analysis software; however, the handout has screen captures from Tracker and instructions specifically written for Tracker.
3 supplemental documents are available
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in One Dimension
= Velocity
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/pdf
- application/zip
- video/quicktime
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Aaron Titus
motion tracker, video analysis, video lab
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Metadata instance created August 10, 2010 by Aaron Titus
Record Updated:
April 28, 2023 by Lyle Barbato
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