Lab Answers: Uniformly Accelerated Motion (Incline)

Introduction This study focused on an object in motion with a uniform acceleration.  Using the Motion Encoder System and LoggerPro, the position, velocity, and time were taken and analyzed with the goal to determine linear and quadratic acceleration.  Interpreting the graphs allowed discovery of the affect of acceleration due to Earth’s gravity.  This was represented…

Phet Projectile Motion Lab: Lab Answers

Introduction This lab will answer whether or not initial speed affects the time that a projectile is in the air.  Also, it will be determined if there is a direct relationship or not between initial speed and time. Experimental Procedure Set the values to the following: Angle – Zero degrees Initial Speed – 10m/s Mass…

Projectile Motion: Practice Problems & Solutions

An object is projected horizontally at 8.0 m/s from the top of a 122.5 m cliff. How far from the base of the cliff will the object strike the ground?   An arrow is shot at 30.0° angle with the horizontal. It has a velocity of 49 m/s. a) How high will it go? b)…

Motion and Forces Involved in Horseback Riding

A horse travels at four gaits: the walk, trot, canter and gallop. The average horse’s walk speed is 6.4 km/h. At the walk, the horse moves in a four beat succession in the order shown, right. There is always one foot raised and three on the ground. The walk is the slowest of the horse’s…

Melody: Contour, Motion, Phrase

The melody is the most basic element of music. It is the part of the song that sounds the most important, and catches your ear. Often, the melody is sung by a vocalist, or played by a solo instrument. The melodic line is a string of notes played together that make up the melody. Extra…