Horizontal Launch Investigation


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Title Horizontal Launch Investigation
Description Using horizontal launching only, this activity has students investigate the effect of launch velocity on range and time. Then students then investigate the effect of launch height on range and time. Next, the effects of mass and diameter on time in the air is investigated. Last, air resistance is investigated.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Horizontal Launch, Physics
Simulation(s) Projectile Motion (HTML5)


Author(s) Karen Davis
Contact Email Karen.Davis@mvla.net
School / Organization Los Altos High School
Date submitted 9/6/21
Date updated 9/6/21