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Motion Song

Friction Song

Newton's Laws Song


Acceleration The Tortoise and the Hare


Speed vs. Velocity


Speed Velocity & Acceleration




Consider this…. Many things that happen in sports are affected by the amount of “running start” or initial speed that the athlete can produce.

Running Start Video Clips
http://www.metatube.com/en/videos/30351/Amazing-2010-NBA-Slam-Dunk-Contest/ basketball
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN1Umj3_bPc skateboarding
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2W3Qm1YTFc hockey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6X7qFDiscE gymnastics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_RfK2rp2To pole vaulting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlMln5h3IQk horse jumping
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMK_jVy5ZuI long jumping
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcasDOq71kU hang gliding
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccpczbJw5w0 lacrosse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1fXK33ZqrM cricket

  • What determines the amount of horizontal distance a basketball player travels while “hanging” in the air for a slam dunk?
  • How do hockey players keep moving across the ice at high speeds without “pumping” their skates?
  • Why do the best long jumpers have to build up so much speed before they jump?


Billy Nye


Bridges

PHET Lab: Motion of a Cart
https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/forces-and-motion-basics



Bill Nye Motion Schooltube 19:55 min
Real World Science: Forces full video 18 min
Force: Push or Pull (Discovery Ed) 3:14 min (part of above video)
Physical Science: Forces and Gravity (Disc Ed) 20:20 min
Intro to Forces part of above video (Discovery Ed) 3:21 min
Sir Isaac Newton's 3 Laws of Motion (Disc Ed) 13:56

Force & Motion Jeopardy