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Projectile Motion


Projectile Motion

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This simulation shows the motion of objects fired from a cannon. Initial conditions can be changed, as can the object fired. Air resistance can be turned on or off. A tape measure is available for quantitative measurements. The ending point of the projectile changes with each flight.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: February 11, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 21, 2015
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Submitter: Bruce Mason


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Felipe Razo
10 years ago

Felipe Razo (Faculty)

Very nice. The use of realistic objects is very motivating, and the
implementation is smooth. Thank you.
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