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Other

Description:

Use an air hockey table to investigate simple collisions in 1D and more complex collisions in 2D. Experiment with the number of discs, masses, and initial conditions. Vary the elasticity and see how the total momentum and kinetic energy changes during collisions.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

NSDL,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Collisions,Conservation,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-051,1D,Mathematics,Momentum,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110825133416931T,Vector Addition,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,Vectors,Motion,Conservation of Energy,Velocity,Physics,General Public,Energy,Elasticity,Center of Mass,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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