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Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.

 
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High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Momentum is mass in motion.

 
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An Introduction to Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use 3 different websites to explore the definition of momentum.

 
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The Impulse of Bungee Jumping

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Stuffed animals go bungee jumping in today's lab on impulse.

 
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Constructing an Explanation of Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Impulse is the change in momentum.

 
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Challenge Problems: Momentum and Collisions

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Total momentum in a system is conserved in the absence of external forces.

 
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Modeling The Conservation of Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Total momentum before and after an interaction remains constant within an isolated system.

 
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Practice Problems: Impulse

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Impulse is linearly related to both force and time in a system.

 
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Collisions

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The law of conservation of momentum gets applied to collisions.

 
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Law of Conservation of Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students expand their knowledge of momentum when they apply the conservation law in a pick-a-problem quiz.

 
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Momentum

High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Forces and Motion
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Collisions can not be predicted solely by energy ideas; we need momentum to fully understand the physics of collisions.

 
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momentum image
   

Defining Impulse

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does momentum relate to impulse? Today, students define impulse and use what they already know about momentum.

 
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A Collision Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Dart guns and toy cars collide in today's lab.

 
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Creating A User Guide To Solve Basic Momentum Problems

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

User guides are an essential tool for communicating ideas about science.

 
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Applying a Problem-Solving Protocol to Momentum Problems

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Momentum is linearly related to both mass and velocity.

 
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g i r l s
   

Modeling Momentum Using Graphs

High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Momentum
Tenicka Norwood
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Interpreting graphical data that represents a system before and after a collision is a great way to learn about momentum and impulse.

 
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