10 Oct. Science 7 Review of concepts, units. New concepts, units. Falling, spinning, “exploding.” 3rd Law and Conservation of Momentum

Your questions?

Review of concepts related to motion. (You should have these “listed” in your digital science notebook. See previous blog post.)

Review of units of important quantities. (You should have these “listed” in your digital science notebook. See previous blog post.)

Review of techniques for observing and measuring motion. (You should have these “listed” in your digital science notebook. See previous blog post.)

Free fall of a lump of clay. To what extent can we detect constant acceleration?

Period 1 clay drop trials: https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1-3NW3ykEQBSPKcADGXY3-vawH8ybRgbrKI75FBI3_XA/edit?usp=sharing

Period 3 clay drop trials: https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/14YHiW8j0J6SOULNBKFQIXiWXNz5T2ZCBn60xrfT2oZk/edit?usp=sharing

Newton’s 3rd law–You pull, I pull.

Spinning–what happens? Removing the force involved in circular motion and seeing how inertia involves “straight-line” motion.

The Conservation of Momentum–a qualitative (semi-quantitative) display.

What do you think of this Bill Nye the Science Guy video on Momentum

All this is leading up to air-pressure, water rockets.

 

 

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