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Elastic Collision Lab Using Tracker
written by Mario Belloni
A Davidson College studio-based introductory physics laboratory for elastic collisions. In this lab, students make their own videos using GoPro cameras and then perform their analysis using the Tracker Video Analysis software. A pre-made video is also provided for students who are unable to analyze their own video.
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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
- Linear Momentum
= Collisions in One Dimension
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Center of Mass
- Newton's Third Law
= Recoil
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Modeling
General Physics
- Curriculum
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Laboratory
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- video/mp4
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No derivatives 3.0 license.
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Mario Belloni
Tracker, collisions, video analysis
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Metadata instance created November 5, 2023 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
November 5, 2023 by Wolfgang Christian
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November 5, 2023
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Belloni, M. (2023). Elastic Collision Lab Using Tracker. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=16670&DocID=5825
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Belloni, Mario. "Elastic Collision Lab Using Tracker." 2023. https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=16670&DocID=5825 (accessed 23 June 2024).
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Belloni, Mario. Elastic Collision Lab Using Tracker. 2023. 23 June 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=16670&DocID=5825>.
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