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Title PhET Collision Lab
Description Inquiry based lesson. I used this in class with a calculus-based intro physics course. Can be used as a 90 minute or 50 minute lesson. See notes doc.
Subject Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords conservation of momentum, elasitc, inelastic.
Simulation(s) Collision Lab (HTML5), Collision Lab


Author(s) Wendy Adams
Contact Email wendy.adams@colorado.edu
School / Organization University of Northern Colorado
Date submitted 11/5/10
Date updated 3/12/21