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CLIP 14282

Projectile motion and equations

Projectile motion and equations

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Key Info
  • Projectile motion and equations
  • Duration: 02:08
  • A heavy ball is dropped down a slope and launched from a ramp. Measurements and calculations are taken to determine how far the ball will travel. If Marcus du Sautoy's calculations are correct then the ball won't hit him. First broadcast on 'The Code' on BBC2 in August 2011.
  • Subject:



    Phys: Forces - Motion

  • Keywords: TheCode, Marcus du Sautoy, Projectile, gravity, mechanics, motion, suvat
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be useful as an introduction to projectile motion for A-level students and useful to see how calculations can be made to determine how far a projectile will travel.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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