Day 55: Falling Rolls Class of 2015
AP Physics C: Falling Rolls Day! Here’s video from 2 of this year’s groups. We had some synchronization issues for their first drops, but they each nailed it on their second attempt:
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NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:
#2. Developing and using models
#5. Using mathematics and computational thinking
UPDATE: 2014 DEC 4
Physics teacher Dan Hosey shared his class’s results today. I like how they use rods to drop both rolls simultaneously!