Description of how to perform Galileo's experiment in the classroom. Try
to use objects of the same shape. Instead of an orange and a grape, use
an orange and a tennis ball which have similar sizes but different weights.
motion. Decomposing the 2 dimension of projectiles. Good visual aid.
http://www.explorescience.com/freefall.htm Free fall lab. Great for assessment.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/Cannon/index.html Cannon. Measures the relation between velocity, gravitational potential and the effects of frictional drag.
Suggestion for Assessment:
http://www.physics.unl.edu/CIPP/projectile.html - Questions and pictures
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Academy/9208/efff.html Elephant and feather quiz... With graphics... Ties into Newton's laws
Online Activities & Assessment: The Word files
in this table contain the answers to the worksheets. Depending on
your browser configuration you might have to save this Word document to
your disk. The student guide page contains links to online versions of
these worksheets for the students.
|http://www.explorescience.com/freefall.htm||Free fall with and without ai. Good introduction to friction.||WORKSHEET4.DOC|