Angry Bird Physics: Launching A Projectile Horizontally

Unit 3: Projectile Motion
Lesson 6 of 16

Objective: Students will utilize their understanding of trigonometry and simulations to distinguish between the mathematical models for a projectile launched horizontally and a projectile launched at an angle.

Big Idea: A projectile’s motion is composed of two independent motions: a constant horizontal velocity and a vertical velocity undergoing constant acceleration.

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Science, Physical Science, velocity (Physics), trigonometric ratios, physics, range, Projectile Motion, launch angle, flight time
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