Category Archives: Forces

Day 2.38 Unbalanced Force Ranking Task

Wed. March 26, 2014   Physics students were given the task of analyzing several similar but different unbalanced force situations.  I had two of these types of problems so I decided to split my large class into just two halves. … Continue reading

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Day 2.33 Unbalanced Force Lab

Wed. Mar 19, 2014 Yesterday Physics was brainstorming ideas about how to change the amount of unbalanced force on a system and then measure how that effects acceleration.  One group really wanted to “funnel” down the wind from a blowing … Continue reading

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Day 2.32 Fan Cart Question

Tues. Mar 18, 2014 Today we brainstormed variables that might affect the acceleration of an object that is experiencing an unbalanced force.  One group wondered what would happen if we were able to “funnel” the wind being blown from the … Continue reading

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