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D. Leslie-Pelecki; Publisher: Santa Fe Productions
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This web page consists of a series of NSF-sponsored videos on the scientific principles behind NASCAR racing. Based on the book The Physics of NASCAR by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, the…
  
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This page contains a set of 21 problems (with solutions) on motion and forces, designed to support an introductory physics curriculum. Topics encompass kinematics, vector algebra,…
  
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C. Cyr; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is a PBL (Problem-Based Learning) activity for introductory physics relating to conservation of momentum, frictional force, and kinetic energy. This scenario involves a car…
  
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N. Lasry; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is an experiential learning activity for beginning physics students relating to gun ballistics and projectile motion, easily adaptable to the high school classroom. This…
  
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A. Duffy
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In this interactive simulation, users collide two balls traveling along a line to investigate whether momentum and kinetic energy are conserved in the collision. Values for mass,…
  
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N. Lasry; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is an experiential learning activity for beginning physics students relating to force interactions, inertia in motion, and inelastic collision. In this scenario, students…
Two Particle Elastic Collision Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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F. Hwang and W. Christian; Editor: R. Mohr
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This interactive simulation allows students to explore two-dimensional elastic collision between hard disks in an isolated system. The user can modify the mass, position and velocity…
  
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Editor: R. Teese; Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology
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This is a short Quicktime video of a cart moving from left to right colliding with a stationary cart. Mass is varied in each video so that three elastic collisions and three…
  
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Editor: R. Teese; Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology
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This short video shows the impulsive force of a tennis ball hitting a hard surface. When viewed in stepped motion, it can also illustrate the transfer of energy between tennis ball…
  
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, K. Heller, and P. Heller
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This page provides a set of 27 context-rich physics problems relating to conservation of energy and conservation of momentum. Each problem involves a real-life scenario, with…
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