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So You Want to Hit a Home Run?

So You Want to Hit a Home Run?

Simple in design, this lesson plan, authored by Karlene Joseph of Walther Northern High School, covers basic concepts of motion including projectile motion, motion of rigid bodies, collisions and center of mass. The lesson plan uses a baseball and bat, captured on video, to demonstrate the concepts. The resource features a section on objectives, materials, general strategy, a performance assessment, conclusion and an evaluation. Overall, this is a well contrived lesson plan that illustrates many different concepts of physics.


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