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Modeling a Hot Wheels Loop Documents

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Main Document

Modeling a Hot Wheels Loop 

written by Douglas Brown

In this activity a Tracker model is compared with a toy truck attempting to drive up and around a Hot Wheels vertical loop track. Three different videos show the truck entering the loop at different speeds.

For related EJS models see Particle Motion On A Curve and Particle Motion On A Vertical Elliptical Loop.

The zip file includes all three videos and pdf instructions.

Last Modified January 31, 2012

Supplemental Documents

Modeling a Hot Wheels Loop Instructions 

The Modeling a Hot Wheels Loop handout provides instructions for students to analyze the Hot Wheels video.

Last Modified January 31, 2012

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