Monday, 6/4/18- A Day

JASON Project Operation Terminal Velocity- Expedition 2: A Universe of Motion- Stage 2- Speeding Up, Slowing Down, Spinning Around

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Watch this video. How does the science of projectile motion and parabolas help a football punter? Then watch this video. How do engineers design the half pipe so that snowboarders can get more air time & perform more tricks?
  2. Articles & Guided Reading Questions
  • Acceleration– This article defines acceleration as a change in velocity and explains why acceleration is a vector quantity. The article also describes how to calculate and graph acceleration.
  • Non-Linear Motion– This article describes projectile motion and circular motion. The role of gravity and inertia in projectile motion is discussed, as well as other factors affecting the aiming of a projectile.

*Links to the above articles as well as guiding questions to accompany them are found in Google Classroom.