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This web site is dedicated to describing the poor physics that can be found in many movies.  It includes general discussions of common movie mistakes, with simple but thorough discussions of the physics.  Resources are available for instructors wishing to use movie physics in their classes.
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Classical Mechanics
- General
- Work and Energy
= Conservation of Energy
Education Practices
- Informal Education
General Physics
- General
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Lecture/Presentation
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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© 2003 Tom Rogers
physics errors
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Metadata instance created January 6, 2004 by Thad Lurie
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February 18, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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Rogers, T. (2009, January 11). Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from Intuitor:
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Rogers, Tom. Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics. Greenville: Intuitor, January 11, 2009. (accessed 18 June 2024).
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Rogers, Tom. Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics. Greenville: Intuitor, 2003. 11 Jan. 2009. 18 June 2024 <>.
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