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This web site contains a number of tutorials relating to momentum. Each tutorial explains a subject and provides exercises to test the user's understanding. Some are accompanied by images, animations or graphs to illustrate the concepts. Among the subjects are momentum, momentum and impulse connections, conservation of momentum and collisions.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
- High School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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= Tutorial
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- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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Keywords:
action-reaction, collisions, conservation of momentum, explosions, impulse connection, isolated systems
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created December 14, 2004 by Melanie Carter
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August 3, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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December 12, 2004

NSES Content Standards

Con.B: Physical Science
• 5-8: Motion & Forces
• 9-12: Motions & Forces

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Impulse and Momentum
Unit Title: Teaching about Impulse and Momentum

In this high school physics tutorial, the impulse-momentum change theorem and the law of conservation of momentum are explored.

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T. Henderson, (1996), WWW Document, (https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum).
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T. Henderson, The Physics Classroom: Momentum and Its Conservation (1996), <https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum>.
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Henderson, T. (2004, December 12). The Physics Classroom: Momentum and Its Conservation. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum
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Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: Momentum and Its Conservation. December 12, 2004. https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum (accessed 20 July 2024).
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Henderson, Tom. The Physics Classroom: Momentum and Its Conservation. 1996. 12 Dec. 2004. 20 July 2024 <https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/momentum>.
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