##### Laurah Jurca

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## Buoyancy - Practice Problems

** Description:**Teachers and students can use these practice problems and solutions to help reinforce what's been covered.

Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Stanley Kowalski, 8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. George Stephans, 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow, 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg, 8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Robert Redwine, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Prof. Gunther Roland, Prof. Bolek Wyslouch, Dr. Brian Wecht, Prof. Eric Katsavounidis, Prof. Robert Simcoe, Prof. Joseph Formaggio, Andy Neely, Matthew Strafuss, Prof. Eric Hudson, Dr. Sen-Ben Liao, 8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Gabriella Sciolla, 8.022 Electricity and Magnetism, Fall 2004. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Gunther Roland, 8.02X Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism with an Experimental Focus, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. John Belcher, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Michael Feld, Prof. Eric Hudson, Prof. John Joannopoulos, Prof. Bruce Knuteson, Dr. George Stephans, 8. 8.02T Physics (Electricity and Magnetism) Labs, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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**Educational Level(s):**- Grades 9-10 / Ages 14-16
- Grades 11-12 / Ages 16-18

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Activity: Problem Set

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### Properties of Fluids Practice Problem

** Description:**Physics I: Classical Mechanics Practice Problem 1 (solution not included) covers the forces involved in air pressure and buoyancy.

Course: 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005

Instructor: Dr. George Stephans

Dr. George Stephans, 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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**Last Updated:**

**Subject(s):**- Science
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**Educational Level(s):**- Grades 9-10 / Ages 14-16
- Grades 11-12 / Ages 16-18

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Activity: Problem Set

**Course:** 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005

**Instructor:** Dr. George Stephans

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### Changing Water Level Practice Problems

** Description:**Physics I: Classical Mechanics Practice Problems 1i and 1j (and their solutions) cover a rock thrown from a boat and melting ice.

Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin

Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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**Last Updated:**

**Subject(s):**- Science
- Science > Physics

**Educational Level(s):**- Grades 9-10 / Ages 14-16
- Grades 11-12 / Ages 16-18

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Activity: Problem Set

**Course:** 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

**Instructor:** Prof. Walter Lewin

To download the .pdf document, click **HERE**.

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### Two Densities Practice Problem

** Description:**Physics I: Classical Mechanics Practice Problem 3 (and its solution) covers calculating density of wood and oil from percent submersion.

Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin

Prof. Walter Lewin, 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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**Last Updated:**

**Subject(s):**- Science
- Science > Physics

**Educational Level(s):**- Grades 9-10 / Ages 14-16
- Grades 11-12 / Ages 16-18

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Activity: Problem Set

**Course:** 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

**Instructor:** Prof. Walter Lewin

To download the .pdf document, click **HERE**.

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### Oscillating Rod in Water Practice Problem

** Description:**Physics I: Classical Mechanics Practice Problem 4 (and its solution) covers calculating period of oscillation for vertical rod in water given displacement and pressure.

Course: 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

Instructor: Prof. Walter Lewin

**Last Updated:**

**Subject(s):**- Science
- Science > Physics

**Educational Level(s):**- Grades 9-10 / Ages 14-16
- Grades 11-12 / Ages 16-18

**Instructional Component Type(s):**- Activity: Problem Set

**Course:** 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999

**Instructor:** Prof. Walter Lewin

To download the .pdf document, click **HERE**.

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