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# Activity Library

### Notes for Teachers

Use the Student Video Library to allow students to access the videos without links to instructor materials.

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

### Challenging your class with Direct Measurement Videos

Physics Face-off uses teams of students who attempt to stump other teams by creating and solving challenging questions based on the videos.

### 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.

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

How fast is that: ice skaters

Keep in time

### Two Dimensional Motion

Student analysis of a bouncing ball

### Forces and Motion

Einstein riding the graviton

Airplane on a string (conical pendulum)

Student analysis of a cart rolling down a ramp

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

Student analysis of a sliding and rolling ball

Student 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

### Energy

Mechanical Energy in a Pendulum

Student analysis of a person jumping on a trampoline