Student Resources

Collection of learning resources for students aligned with Next Generation Science Standard HS-PS2-2.

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Textbook chapter from Benjamin Crowell on Conservation of Momentum.
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Interactive activity from The Physics Classroom where students study momentum conservation for the situation of a dropped brick landing upon a moving cart.
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Collision Carts

by Lani deGuia

Interactive activity from The Physics Classroom where students where students analyze the relationship between the mass of objects and post-collision velocity.
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Collision Lab

by Lani deGuia

Simulation from PhET that explains changes in momentum from collisions. More information can be found at PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder http://phet.colorado.edu.
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Collisions

by Lani deGuia

Simulation using Newton\'s laws to help students examine changes in energy and momentum during a bumper car collision.
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Conservation of Momentum I Lecture Notes

by Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT OpenCourseware

These Physics I: Classical Mechanics lecture notes cover a summary of work/energy; momentum defined, with equation (p = m*v); and conservation of momentum. This resource is part of the MIT OpenCourseWare - AP Physics - Systems of Particles, Linear Momentum collection. Course: 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005Instructor: Dr. George Stephans Dr. George Stephans, 8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 21, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode
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Bumper Cars

by Lani deGuia

Simulation where students examine Newton\'s laws to see if you can bump your friend\'s bumper car harder than she can bump yours.
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Crash Test Dummy

by Lani deGuia

Simulation where students analyze forces to discover ways you can protect yourself from a collision.
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Ballistics Test

by Lani deGuia

Simulation where students analyze how the speed of a bullet can be measured.
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Model Rocket

by Lani deGuia

Simulation where students examine the forces acting on a model rocket that can influence how high it will go.
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