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Kemtec Science: Predicting Trajectories - STEMfinity
  • SKU: KEM-15-101

Kemtec Science: Predicting Trajectories


Kemtec Science: Predicting Trajectories

  • Target Grades: 9-14
  • Number of Students: 36 students working in groups of 4 to 6

Students explore the vertical and horizontal components of projectile motion in this laboratory investigation using ramps, time trials, and a three man slingshot. Topics include trajectory motion, acceleration due to gravity, speed, and velocity. Includes guided calculations and encourages the use of calculation to predict apex and landing. After learning the basic concepts, students go outside and collect data using water balloons and a three man sling shot! Appropriate for any level physics course (including AP) as well as general science courses.

Kit Contains:

  • Instructors Manual‚ 
  • Rulers
  • Ball Bearing
  • Stopwatch‚ 
  • Metric Tape
  • Sheet of Carbon Paper
  • Ball of String‚ 
  • Washer‚ 
  • Protractor
  • Three-Man Slingshot w/ Balloons