1D Motion in Two Dimensions

"Dropping the Bomb" PASCO Cart

Catalog: 
1D60.70A
Location: 
Ab2
A tall rod holding a ball is attached to a PASCO cart. When the cart is moving, either at constant velocity or accelerating the ball is dropped and its relative position is noted.

Simultaneous Fall

Usually it is mounted to the forward left corner of a table when you are facing
Catalog: 
1D60.20A
Location: 
Ab2
Drop one ball and simultaneously project another horizontally.

Simultaneous Fall (PASCO version)

Catalog: 
1D60.20D
Location: 
Ab2
Two balls simultaneously dropped and projected horizontally hit the floor together.

Dropping the bomb - video

Catalog: 
1D60.70B
Location: 
3_1
Cinema Classics: Projectile Motion: Airplane and Flare. An airplane in level flight releases a flare.

Blackboard Projectile Curve

Catalog: 
1D60.60A
Location: 
Z-2
Balls hanging from a 160cm stick at evenly spaced intervals, representing time, show the position of an object following a parabolic trajectory. A marked meter stick show the vertical position with time. (160cm x 100cm)

Hammer Throw - Video

Catalog: 
1D50.10B
Location: 
3_1
Cinema Classics: Circular Motion: Hammer Throw. A look at the force exerted by an athlete in spinning a hammer before its release.

Simultaneous fall - Video

Catalog: 
1D60.20C
Location: 
3_1
Cinema Classics: Projectile Motion: Vertical and Horizontal Motion. Two balls simultaneously dropped and projected horizontally hit the floor together.

Centrifugal Force

Ball on a string.
Catalog: 
1D50.10
Location: 
Aa5
Ball on a string is spun around your head.

Water Parabola with Pendula

demonstration image
Catalog: 
1D52.20A
Location: 
Aa1
Accelerometer (plastic cell w/grid) is clamped to the rotating chair and rotated.

Howitzer and Tunnel (Vertical Gun on Cart)

The cannon is armed by pushing the ball down until it clicks.
Catalog: 
1D60.10A
Location: 
Ab2
Projectile launched vertically from moving horizontal cart lands on the cart again. (1D60.15 Tilt the track slightly and launch the ball perpendicular to the track and it will still catch it.)

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