Projectile Flight Graph Scenario

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Students use a swinging gesture to “strike” a virtual ball on a T stand.  The virtual ball flies through the space, and its 3D position is plotted in real time.  Multiple gravitational fields can be configured with the capability of comparing the behavior of physical objects dropped in the lab compared to virtual objects on different planets.  Students explore the impact of gravity, starting height, and starting vertical velocity on the flight of projectiles.

 

References and Documentation

PDF download iconProjectile Flight Graph Scenario – SMALLab Teacher Guide

 

PDF download iconProjectile Flight Graph Scenario – Flow Teacher Guide

 

PDF download iconProjectile Flight Graph Scenario – Flow Quick Start Guide

 

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SMALLab Learning was founded in 2010 with the mission of advancing embodied learning in schools and museums.  Our work builds from years of research by an interdisciplinary team of dedicated faculty and graduate students at Arizona State University’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering.  For more information, please visit the About Us page.