Projectile Motion
Students will be working through three activities that will provide them with opportunities to apply their algebra and critical thinking skills. In addition, they will learn about some of the math and science related to thrown and/or falling objects.

Activity #

Topics
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1
Learning how to find initial velocity and height at t =1,2,3
Students will need to substitute values into formulas and solve equations.

2
Learning how to find the maximum height of the ball, and the amount of time to reach that height.
Students will need to substitute values into formulas and solve equations.

3
Learning how to find the time(s) when the ball is at specific heights
Students will need to be comfortable with the quadratic formula and quadratic equations.

Assessment
All topics covered in activities 1-3

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