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Explosive Collision Lab Using Tracker
written by Mario Belloni
A Davidson College studio-based introductory physics laboratory for explosive 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.
3 supplemental documents are available
1 source code document is available
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
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- video/mp4
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This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No derivatives 3.0 license.
Rights Holder:
Mario Belloni
Tracker, collisions, video analysis
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Metadata instance created November 6, 2023 by Mario Belloni
Record Updated:
May 8, 2024 by Wolfgang Christian
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November 6, 2023
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