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Dolphin Jump: Projectile Motion
written by Anne Cox
content provider: Brittany Capra, Taylor Natale, and Julie Pickering
The Dolphin Jump: Projectile Motion activity uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion of a dolphin jumping out of the water.

The zip file contains the activity, a video, and the Tracker file.

Credits: The original video is posted on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_IOnjqsw1M.

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

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java (JRE).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Projectile Motion
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Educators
- application/pdf
- application/java
- application/zip
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Free access
This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Anne J Cox
motion tracker, video analysis, video lab
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created June 21, 2012 by Anne Cox
Record Updated:
June 22, 2012 by Wolfgang Christian
Last Update
when Cataloged:
June 21, 2012
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A. Cox, Computer Program DOLPHIN JUMP: PROJECTILE MOTION (2012), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12090&DocID=2978).
A. Cox, Computer Program DOLPHIN JUMP: PROJECTILE MOTION (2012), <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12090&DocID=2978>.
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Cox, A. (2012). Dolphin Jump: Projectile Motion [Computer software]. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12090&DocID=2978
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Cox, Anne. "Dolphin Jump: Projectile Motion." https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12090&DocID=2978 (accessed 7 February 2023).
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Cox, Anne. Dolphin Jump: Projectile Motion. Computer software. 2012. Java (JRE) 1.5. 7 Feb. 2023 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12090&DocID=2978>.
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