Day 82: A New Demonstration for Relative Velocities

https://docs.google.com/a/shakopeeschools.org/file/d/0B6b5uiO9bneHYUc2d2pHMjFEOFU/edit

(Sorry not an actual picture; WP doesn’t like mp4, apparently)

I am doing a fair bit of prepping for next semester (it is currently finals week), and one thing that has always bothered me is how non-intuitive vector addition of velocities is for students. I think that the extent to which we now use Force Addition Diagrams will help, but I think this demo with Loggerpro analysis will help too.

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2 Comments on “Day 82: A New Demonstration for Relative Velocities”

  1. […] wrote previously about a new demonstration I was planning to aid in teaching relative velocities. I would love to have students do it, but the […]


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