Pedagogy in Action > Library > Direct Measurement Videos > Activities

Activity Library

Do you teach with Direct Measurement Videos?
Tell us about your favorite activities and we'll add them to this collection.

Here is a set of activities that can be used with Direct Measurement Videos. Each activity includes context for use, sample student instructions, teaching tips and assessment ideas.

One Dimensional Motion

Introduction to using Direct Measurement Video: Determine the speed of a roller coaster Note that this activity is well-suited to use for the students' first experience with Direct Measurement Videos.

Determine the acceleration of a toy car

Using Direct Measurement Video to find the acceleration of a rocket-powered cart

How Fast is That: Ice Skaters

Keep In Time

Curiosity Launch

Two Dimensional Motion

Direct Measurement Video of a bouncing ball

2-D motion with constant velocity

Forces and Motion

Einstein riding the graviton

Airplane on a string (conical pendulum)

Direct Measurement Video of a cart rolling down a ramp

Direct Measurement Video Analysis: friction of a block sliding down a ramp

Direct Measurement Video: sliding and rolling ball

Analysis of a hockey slap shot

Car Sliding across an ice rink

Person Sliding on Ice

The Wave

Rotation

Using a Direct Measurement Video to find rotational inertia of a bicycle wheel

Impulse and Momentum

Direct Measurement Video analysis: blow-dart collides with cart

Conservation of linear and angular momentum

Energy

Girl on a Trampoline

Sound

Keep In Time



« Previous Page      Next Page »