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This item is a chapter from "The Book of Phyz," an educator's guide on teaching introductory high school physics.  It features easily understood content support in the fundamentals of momentum, the relationship of Newton's Second Law and momentum, elastic and inelastic collision, and conservation of momentum.  Related student activities, experiments, and assessments are included in the materials.
Editor's Note: High school teachers may be especially interested in the Data Studio lab that accompanies this unit. It provides explicit help for setting up Pasco's DataStudio activity for use in a unit on momentum.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
- Rotational Dynamics
= Conservation of Angular Momentum
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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- Activity
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conservation of momentum, data analysis, momentum
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