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22 resources with the concept terminal velocity

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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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AP Calculus AB

For Students 11th - 12th
Prepare high school mathematicians for the AP Calculus AB exam with a collection of 38 videos that can be used to introduce the topics or as a review. The videos focus on two processes; differentiating a function and integrating a...
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Can You Solve These Physics Riddles? (Part 1/3)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Physics Girl and Simone Giertz team up to challenge each other to answer science riddles as part of an extensive video series on physics. In a subset of three videos, both physics and electronics questions challenge viewers to apply past...
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Terminal Velocity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers calculate acceleration due to gravity with the measurements of the period of a pendulum or measurements of the time for an object to fall from different heights. They observe and measure the effect of air resistance on the...
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The Physics of Weightless Flight

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
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For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Accelerate your class' learning using an engaging resource. The lesson plan introduces the concept of acceleration using an object rolling down a slope or a falling object. Participants conduct a lab to find the acceleration of an object...
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Cliff Diver

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cliff diving is more than an adrenaline rush ... it's a lesson in physics! Scholars adjust the height of a cliff and plot the resulting velocity and position over time on graphs. They also can incorporate air resistance to monitor the...
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Baumgartner's Super Sonic Dive

For Students 9th - 12th
Felix Baumgartner jumped to Earth from a helium balloon in 2012, setting five world records in the process. The video answers the most commonly asked questions about this amazing feat that may not be quite what people advertised it to be. 
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Terminal Velocity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many people believe terminal velocity is the speed at which you can't survive a landing, but that is not the correct definition. Terminal velocity is actually the speed when the drag equals the force of gravity. The video explains the...
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Antiderivatives: Finding Position and Velocity

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This AP Calculus resource works through an example that shows how to find the velocity function and the position function given acceleration. It concludes by covering how to use them to solve problems.
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For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your class struggling with Newton's Second Law? Then show them a presentation that covers everything physics scholars need to know about forces. Starting with gravity, the slides focus on Newton's Laws of Motion, and end with an...
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Measuring Viscosity

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Groups use a marble to determine the viscosity of household fluids. The procedure calls for pupils to measure the amount of time it takes a marble to fall a specified distance in the fluids. Using unit conversions and algebra, the teams...
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Egg-cellent Landing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The classic egg-drop experiment gets a new bounce with an activity that asks pairs to design a lander similar to one used to land a rover on Mars within a fixed budget. The activity provides a great introduction to the idea of terminal...
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Resultant Forces

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Feel like you're being pulled in many directions? Maybe you can figure out the resultant force! A video leads learners through a lesson on finding resultant forces when opposing forces are 180 degrees. 
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Terminal Velocity: the Physics of iFLY

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Help learners understand terminal velocity, gravity, and a basic concept of physics. Drag, air resistance, and force are described with excellent examples and easy to follow narration. Compose a worksheet containing key vocabulary...
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Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very scientific-looking but appealing set of slides helps you teach young physicists about the force of friction. First explain what static friction is and demonstrate how to solve problems. Then introduce kinetic friction and the...
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Newton's Second Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Newton's law of motion worksheet, students review the concepts and equation associated with Newton's second law of motion. Students complete 7 matching and 5 true or false questions.
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Motion Near Earth

For Students 9th - 12th
In this motion worksheet, learners will match 5 physics vocabulary words relating to motion with their definitions. Then, they will review 9 statements of different motion scenarios to determine is the statement is true or false....
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Computing Traveled Distance from Velocity

For Students Higher Ed
In this velocity activity, students compute the distance they would travel given a constant velocity for a car for specified amounts of time. They use tables to find the initial and terminal velocities for each time interval.
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For Students 6th - 7th
In this investigation worksheet, learners determine the terminal velocity of a skydiver in free fall. Students also determine the terminal velocity of a skydiver under canopy.
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Gravity Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
In this gravity instructional activity, students define terms such as free fall, terminal velocity, and inertia. Then students compare the different types of forces that act upon objects. This instructional activity has 9 short answer...
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Objects in Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
For this motion worksheet, students review key terms associated with motion including terminal velocity, inertia, and momentum. This worksheet has 5 matching, 5 multiple choice, 1 problem solving, and 3 short answer questions.