Day 109: Portal and Projectiles

Thanks to catching a tweet from @MrTschwall this morning, I’ve got another awesome projectile problem to add to my arsenal:

at 4:40, students must find the height of both buildings and how far apart they are.

Thanks!

BTW, Portal and Portal 2 are awesome games with neat physics. Definately worthy of analysis.

There is even a Flash version, which, while not as graphically stunning, is easier for analysis due to the fixed perspective. You can play it here: http://portal.wecreatestuff.com/

BONUS: A projectile experiment created in the game Minecraft:

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About Frank Noschese

HS Physics Teacher constantly questioning my teaching.

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