Category: Kinematics

Uncertainty in Measurement

Please watch this video. Note that at 13:50, there is an error: (1.25 + 0.45) should have brackets around it. When you are finished, tweet one (or more) questions about the video. Use the hashtag #LEARNuncertainty. Your questions could be: related to something that you don’t understand a question you think I might ask you a …

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Free Fall Investigation

We will be doing our second hands-on lab of the year on November 2nd, when we will be investigating the motion of an object in free fall. Please take a look at the required materials below: ticker tape timer machine (110V or battery) – also known as an acceleration timer machine carbon paper ticker tape ruler …

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UARM Objectives

We have been working through the Uniform Accelerated Rectilinear Motion (UARM) unit. Here are the big picture questions that I would like you to keep in mind while we’re working through this unit: What automobile controls can cause acceleration? What is the difference between the common use of the term acceleration and the physics use …

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