Unit 3 Packet

Regular Physics


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Objective 1

Where Am I? Lab

Vector Representation

Vector Addition Lab

Addition of Vectors

Vector Addition Practice

 

Objective 2

The River Boat Lab

 

Objective 3

Horizontally Launched Projectiles Lab

Projectile Components

Balloon Launching Lab

Non-Horizontally Launched Projectiles Lab

Projectile Motion

Non-Linear Motion

Maximum Range Lab

Projectile Thought Experiments

 

Objective 5

Another Angle on F-m-a

Addition of Force Vectors

Resolution of Forces and Equilibrium

Equilibrium Lab

Eat at Ed's Lab

Chain Gauge

 

Objective 6

Inclined Plane Concepts

On a Roll Lab

Solving Complex 2-D Problems

 

 


Where Am I? Lab (pp. 1)

Head-to-Tail Vector Addition Method

Meaning of Resultant

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Vector Representation (pp. 3-4)

#1-6 Direction of a Vector

#7 Interpretting Scaled Vector Diagrams

#8 Drawing Scaled Vector Addition Diagrams

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Vector Addition Lab (pp. 5-6)

Head-to-Tail Addition of Vectors

Direction of a Vector

Meaning of Resultant

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Addition of Vectors (pp. 7-8)

#1 Interpretting Head-to-Tail Vector Addition Diagrams

#2 Sketching Head-to-Tail Vector Addition Diagrams

#3 Sketching Head-to-Tail Vector Addition Diagrams

#4 Vector Addition Diagrams

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Vector Addition Practice (pp. 9-10)

See Complete Online Solutions
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The River Boat Lab (pp. 11-14)

Independence of Perpendicular Components of Motion

Vector Addition Diagrams

Vector Addition Using Pythagorean Theorem

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Horizontally-Launched Projectiles Lab (pp. 15-16)

Definition of a Projectile

Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory

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Projectile Components (pp. 17-18)

#1 Vector Resolution Diagrams

#2 Resolving Vectors Using Trigonometry

#3 Resolving Vectors Using Parallelogram Method

#4 Resolving Vectors Using Trigonometry

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Balloon Launching Lab (pp. 19-20)

Describing Projectiles with Numbers

Maximum Range of a Projectile

Factors Effecting a Projectile's Range

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Non-Horizontally-Launched Projectiles Lab (pp. 21-22)

Definition of a Projectile

Characteristics of a Projectile's Trajectory

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Projectile Motion (pp. 23-26)

#1 Motion Characteristics of a Projectile

#2 Motion Characteristics of a Projectile

#3 Motion Characteristics of a Projectile

#4 Free-Body Diagrams for a Projectile

#5 Free-Body Diagrams for a Projectile

#6 Motion Characteristics of a Projectile

#7 Describing Projectiles with Numbers

#8 Projectile Problem Solving

#9 Projectile Problem Solving

- Horizontally Launched Projectiles

- Non-Horizontally Launched Projectiles

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Non-Linear Motion (pp. 27-28)

#1 Describing Projectiles with Numbers

#2 Describing Projectiles with Numbers

#3 Describing Projectiles with Numbers

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Maximum Range Lab (pp. 29-30)

Maximum Range of a Projectile

Factors Effecting a Projectile's Range

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Projectile Thought Experiments (p. 31)

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Another Angle on F-m-a (pp. 33-34)

Newton's Second Law of Motion

Adding Forces in Two Dimensions

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Addition of Forces (pp. 35-36)

#1 Head-to-Tail Vector Addition

#2 Head-to-Tail Vector Addition

#3 Net Force and Acceleration

#4 Conceptual Aspect of Force Addition

#5 Conceptual Aspect of Force Addition

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Resolution of Forces and Equilibrium (pp. 37-40)

#1 Resolution of Forces-Trigonometric Method

#2 Resolution of Forces-Trigonometric Method

#3 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#4 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#5 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#6 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#7 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#8 Equilibrium Situation-Trigonometric Analysis

#9 Applied Forces at Angles

#10 Applied Forces at Angles

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EquilibriumLab (pp. 41-42)

Meaning of Equilibrium

Analyzing Equilibrium Situations-Trigonometric Method

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Eat at Ed's Lab (pp. 43-44)

Meaning of Equilibrium

Analyzing Equilibrium Situations-Trigonometric Method

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Chain Gauge (pp. 45-48)

Meaning of Equilibrium

Analyzing Equilibrium Situations-Trigonometric Method

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Incline Plane Concepts (pp. 51-54)

#1 Inclined Planes

Ticker Tape Diagrams

#2 Inclined Planes

Velocity-Time Graphs

#3 Inclined Planes

Ticker Tape Diagrams

#5 Inclined Planes

Velocity-Time Graphs

#6 Inclined Planes

#7 Inclined Planes

Velocity-Time Graphs

#8 Inclined Planes

#9 Inclined Planes

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On a Roll Lab (pp. 53-54)

Inclined Planes
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Solving Complex 2-D Problems (pp. 55-56)

#1 Inclined Planes

#2 Inclined Planes

#3 Applied Forces at Angles

#4 Applied Forces at Angles

Velocity-Time Graphs

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Supplementary Challenges

See answers and accompanying solutions to all odd-numbered problems.


 


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