Exploring Projectile Motion

Unit 2: Forces in Two Dimensions
Lesson 2 of 16

Objective: Students analyze the velocity components of a projectile to discover that the horizontal component does not change and that the vertical component changes at 9.8 m/s^2.

Big Idea: Complicated situations of motion, such as projectiles, can be analyzed using component vectors.

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Subject(s):
Newton's Laws, Science, Physical Science, kinematics, Projectile Motion, vector components, Guided Inquiry, physics, Forces
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