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    The Wave activity page part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity guides students through the process of analyzing the motion of a water coaster at an amusement park as it comes down and hill and then rapidly decelerates when it hits a water pool. In addition to ...

    Person Sliding on Ice Activity Page part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity guides students through the process of analyzing the motion of a person as he moves across an ice rink and then rapidly decelerates as he slides across the ice. In addition to one dimensional ...

    Car Sliding across an ice rink activity page part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity guides students through the process of analyzing the motion of a car as it moves across an ice rink and then rapidly decelerates as the brakes are pressed. In addition to one dimensional kinematics, ...

    Conservation of Linear and Angular Momentum During a Collision part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is intended as an introduction to the concept of the angular momentum of a particle moving in a straight line. Students will use a video of a marble colliding with a wood block to analyze how both ...

    Direct Measurement Video: Determine the Acceleration of a Toy Car part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This is a short activity intended to allow students to practice kinematics using a video of a familiar object: a spring-powered toy car. Students measure displacement and elapsed time from the video and use these ...

    Direct Measurement Video of a Ball Sliding and Rolling part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is intended to help students understand and apply rotational mechanics. Students will use a video of a billiard ball that is sliding and rolling along a metal track. Students can use the video to ...

    Direct Measurement of a Hockey Slap Shot part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is intended to help students understand and apply concepts in physics mechanics to a real-world situation. Students will use a high speed video of a hockey slap shot, making measurements directly ...

    Introduction to Direct Measurement Video: Measure the Velocity of a Roller Coaster part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity can be students' first exposure to using Direct Measurement Videos in physics. Students will use a video to make measurements that will allow them to calculate the speed of a roller coaster. ...

    Curiosity Launch part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is based on the Curiosity Launch video and prompts students to make basic kinematic measurements and calculations based on the video, including elapsed time, displacement, starting velocity, average ...

    Curiosity Launch part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is based on the Curiosity Launch video and prompts students to make basic kinematic measurements and calculations based on the video, including elapsed time, displacement, starting velocity, average ...

    Direct Measurement Video of a Bouncing Ball part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This is an activity presents an opportunity for students to practice problem solving using a direct measurement video. The video shows an inflatable rubber ball bouncing across a stage. Students make measurements ...

    Airplane on a String part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    Students analyze the motion of a toy airplane on a string using information from the video (a visible force scale, a frame-counter and an overlaid protractor). These measurements allow them to determine the mass and speed of the aircraft as well as the length of the string that constrains it.

    Direct Measurement Video of Einstein riding the Graviton part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This Direct-Measurement Video gives students an opportunity to apply Newtonian mechanics to a model of an amusement park ride. An Einstein "action figure" (doll) is pinned against a vertical wall on a ...

    How Fast is that? Ice Skaters 1 part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This is a short activity intended to give students an introduction to the concepts of displacement and average acceleration. It is based on the "How Fast is that? Ice Skaters" Video

    Direct Measurement Video Analysis - Blow-Dart Collides With Cart part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    Students will use a video clip to directly measure conservation of momentum.

    Using Direct Measurement Video to find the acceleration of a rocket-powered cart part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    A video of a student accelerating across a stage on a cart powered by a releasing compressed carbon dioxide from a fire extinguisher can be used to analyze constant acceleration. This video includes a to-scale ...

    Direct Measurement Video of a Girl on a Trampoline part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    Screen shot from a video of person jumping on a trampoline (Quicktime Video 7.7MB Jul9 12) This clip shows a person jumping on a trampoline. When studying conservation of energy, a common example is a ball being ...

    Using a Direct Measurement Video to Find the Rotational of Inertia of a Bicycle Wheel part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is an opportunity for students to apply the principles of rotational motion to a real-world situation using a direct measurement video. Students will work together in small groups to determine the ...

    Direct Measurement Video of a Cart Rolling Down a Ramp part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    In this activity students use technology to investigate conservation of energy, Hooke's Law, and transfers of energy. Students will use previous knowledge of Hooke's Law, but will be using simulations on ...

    Direct Measurement Video Analysis: Friction of a Block Sliding Down a Ramp part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Direct Measurement Videos:Activties
    This activity is intended for an entry level algebra-based physics course in the chapter of forces in two directions. The objective of this lesson is for students to use a direct measurement video to calculate the ...

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