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This item is a high school-level assessment to gauge understanding of using diagrams to predict outcomes in systems set to collide.  It is intended for use within a unit on the conservation of linear momentum.  The one-page student assessment is printable, and an answer key is included.  This resource is part of a larger online textbook designed for high school physics.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
- Newton's Third Law
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assessment, collision, conservation of linear momentum, conservation of momentum, momentum
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Metadata instance created March 19, 2007 by Caroline Hall
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July 18, 2006

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

Topic: Impulse and Momentum
Unit Title: Teaching about Impulse and Momentum

This high-school-level assessment gauges student understanding of using diagrams to predict outcomes in colliding systems.   It is intended for use in a unit on the conservation of linear momentum.  The  student assessment is printable, and an answer key is included.

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G. Elert, (1998), WWW Document, (https://physics.info/momentum-energy/energy-in-collisions-1.pdf).
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G. Elert, Physics Hypertextbook: Energy in Collisions, (1998), <https://physics.info/momentum-energy/energy-in-collisions-1.pdf>.
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Elert, G. (2006, July 18). Physics Hypertextbook: Energy in Collisions. Retrieved September 23, 2020, from https://physics.info/momentum-energy/energy-in-collisions-1.pdf
Chicago Format
Elert, Glenn. Physics Hypertextbook: Energy in Collisions. July 18, 2006. https://physics.info/momentum-energy/energy-in-collisions-1.pdf (accessed 23 September 2020).
MLA Format
Elert, Glenn. Physics Hypertextbook: Energy in Collisions. 1998. 18 July 2006. 23 Sep. 2020 <https://physics.info/momentum-energy/energy-in-collisions-1.pdf>.
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