HTML 5 Physics HW Problems
The programs listed below are programs that I wrote for my students to use at home or in class. These programs were written to work on computers, tablets, phones and other handheld devices with HTML 5 capable browsers.
Length and Angle of 3d Vector
Length and Angle 3d Vector Picture

A program that will randomly generate a three dimensional vector. Students will be told the x, y, and z components of this vector and they must find the length of the vector and the angles the vector makes with the x-z plane and the x-axis.

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Displacement Vector in 3D
Displacement Vector in 3d Picture

A program that will randomly move an object from one location to another in three dimensional space. You must determine the length of the displacement vector that is created by this movement.

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Components from a Vector
Components from a Vector

A program that will randomly generate a vector in three dimensions. You must find the x, y, and z components of that vector.

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Velocity Vector in 3D
Velocity Vector in 3d Picture

A program that will randomly move an object from one location to another in three dimensional space. You must determine the three components of the velocity vector that is created by this movement and also the speed of the object during this motion.

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Resultant Displacement Vector
Resultant Displacement Vector

A program that will randomly generate three sequential motions. You must determine the resultant vector's magnitude and direction.

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Data Set Generator (Learning to Curve Fit)
Graph Generator Picture

A program that will randomly generate data the students can then graph and curve fit. Gives students a chance to learn Logger Pro or other graphing program before starting actual labs.

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Speed Of Pac-Man Linear
Speed of Pac-Man Linear

Students must determine the speed of Pac-Man in different units based on their timing of him across the x-axis.

Speed Of Pac-Man 2 Dimensional
Speed of Pac-Man 2D

Students must determine the speed of Pac-Man in the x-direction, y-direction and in total.

Sonar Velocity Problem
Sonar Velocity Problem

Students must find out the speed of a torpedo based on readings from a sonar display.

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Relative Velocity Problem
Relative Velocity Problem

Students must find out the relative velocity between two objects moving along the Delaware River.

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Constant Velocity Graph
Constant Velocity Graph

Students are finding the velocities of objects based on the position vs. time graphs they create.

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Finding Distance From Velocity Graph Simple
Finding Distance From Velocity Simple Graph

Students must find the distance traveled by an object just by looking at the velocity vs. time graph. All velocities are constant.

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Finding Distance From Velocity Graph
Finding Distance From Velocity Graph

Students must find the distance traveled by an object just by looking at the velocity vs. time graph.

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Finding Distance From Velocity Graph (w/ Negatives)
Finding Distance From Velocity Graph (w/ Negatives)

Students must find the displacement of an object just by looking at the velocity vs. time graph. This graph will have at least one negative region and one positive region.

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Relative Velocity from Graph
Relative Velocity From Graph

Students are finding the relative velocity between two objects.

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Finding Instantaneous Velocity from a P vs. T graph
Instantaneous Velocity from Position vs. Time Graph

Students must find out the instantaneous velocity based on a position vs. time graph.

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Finding Acceleration from a P vs. T graph
Acceleration from Position vs. Time Graph

Students must find out the acceleration of an object from a position vs. time graph by finding the instantaneous velocity at two different points.

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Car Acceleration Program
Car Acceleration

Students must calculate the final speed and the distanced covered by a car that is accelerating because of a certain set of forces acting on the car.

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Fire Works Vertical Motion Level 1
Fire Works Vertical Motion

Students will find the maximum height and the time to reach the maximum height for a firework that is fired vertically upward and explodes at the point where it would have started coming back down again.

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Fire Works Vertical Motion Level 2
Fire Works Vertical Motion

Students will find the maximum height and the time to reach the maximum height for a firework that is fired vertically upward and explodes at the point where it would have started coming back down again. Information about the planet will be given to them so that they can work out the acceleration due to gravity on that planet.

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Fire Works Vertical Motion Level 3
Fire Works Vertical Motion

Students will find the explosion height and the time to explosion for a firework that is fired vertically upward and explodes at the point where it already coming back down again. Information about the planet will be given to them so that they can work out the acceleration due to gravity on that planet.

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Fire Works Vertical Motion Level 4
Fire Works Vertical Motion

Students will set the launch speed and fuse time for a firework so that the firework will explode at the desired height and speed. This problem does not take place on Earth.

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High School Toss Level 1
High School Toss Level 1

Students will maximum height obtained by an object tossed upward off the roof of a high school. They will also find the total time aloft and the speed with which the object will impact the ground. The acceleration due to gravity on this planet will be given to you.

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Dump Tower Level 1
Dump Tower Level 1

Students must find the acceleration due to gravity on a planet and the impact speed of an object that has been falling from the top of a garish tower.

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Dump Tower Level 2
Dump Tower Level 2

Students must find the time it has been falling and the average speed it has been falling between to stories of a garish tower.

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Dump Tower Level 3
Dump Tower Level 3

Students will be given information about a planet and they must calculate how long it takes an object to fall from the top of a garish tower.

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Dump Tower Level 4
Dump Tower Level 4

Students will try to determine the mass of a planet based on the falling of an object from the top of a garish tower.

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Newton's Law Simple
Newton's Law Simple

Students must calculate one of the parameters of a situation where Newton's Law applies to one object.

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Universal Gravity Problem
Universal Gravity Problem

Students must find out the strength of the gravitational force between two spherical objects based on the size, density and distance between centers.

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Gravitational Force For Ship On KBO
Force Gravity Kuiper Belt Object

Students must find out the strength of the gravitational force on a ship that is at rest on a Kuiper Belt Object (KBO).

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Gravitational Force Satellite
Gravitational Field Strength

Students must find out the strength of the gravitational force that acting on a satellite at a certain distance from a body's surface.

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Gravitational Field Strength
Gravitational Field Strength

Students must find out the strength of the gravitational field at a location of an orbiting satellite.

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Force Electric Between Two Charges
Force Electric Between Two Charges

Students must find the force on one charge caused by a second charge.

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Force Electric in a Line Problem
Force Electric in a Line Problem

Students must find the net force on one of the charges in a line of charges.

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Car Stopping Distance
Car Stopping Distance

Students must calculate the time it takes for a car to come to a rapid stop and the distance the car covers when stopping.

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Car Stopping Distance on Distant Planet
Car Stopping Distance on Distant Planet

Students must calculate the stopping distance for a car traveling on a distant planet.

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Car Stopping Distance Version 2
Car Stopping Distance Version 2

Students must calculate coefficient of friction based on the distance required to stop a car moving along a roadway.

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Newton's Law System
Newton's Law System

Students must find out different things for a series of objects moving as a system.

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Time to Cross Table (Newton's Law System)
Time to Cross Table (Newton's Law System)

Students must find the time that it takes for the block to move across the table. This will involve an acceleration and a period of travel at a constant speed.

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Newton's Law System with 3 Masses
Newton's Law System with 3 masses

Students must find out different things for a series of 3 objects moving as a system.

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Newton's Law System with Friction
Newton's Law System with Friction

Students must find out different things for a series of object's moving as a system with Friction.

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Newton's Law System with Both Frictions
Newton's Law System with Both Frictions

Students must find out different things for a series of object's moving as a system with Friction. In this problem students will be given both a static friction coefficient and a kinetic friction coefficient.

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Atwood Problem
Atwood Problem

Students must find out the time it takes a mass on an Atwood Machine to fall a certain distance.

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Forces on Elevator
Forces on Elevator

Students must find out different things for an object in a elevator simply based on the force-time graph that is produced as the object rides in the elevator.

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Spring Constant From Graph
Spring Constant From Graph

Students must find the value of the spring constant based on a graph of force vs. length.

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Spring Constant From Data
Spring Constant From Data

Students must find the value of the spring constant and the original length of a spring based on data that was collected from hanging different masses on the end of a vertical spring.

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Spring Constant From Force Data
Spring Constant From Force Data

Students must find the value of the spring constant and the original length of a spring based on data that was collected from stretching a spring different amounts using a force probe.

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Spring Constant From Data
Spring Constant From Data

Students must find the value of the spring constant and the original length of a spring based on data that was collected from hanging different masses on the end of a vertical spring.

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Force Net Difficult
Force Net Difficult

A random problem dealing with three random forces. Must find the net force of the three forces.

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Static Equilibrium Level 1
Static Equilibrium Level 1

Find the tension in two ropes when one of the ropes is horizontal.

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Static Equilibrium Level 2
Static Equilibrium Level 2

Find the tension in two ropes when the ropes are pulling at equal angles.

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Static Equilibrium Level 3
Static Equilibrium Level 3

Find the tension in two ropes when the ropes are pulling at unequal angles.

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Rotational Equilibrium Level 1
Rotational Equilibrium Level 1

Find the tension in two ropes that are holding the system in static and rotational equilibrium.

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Rotational Equilibrium Level 2
Rotational Equilibrium Level 2

Find the tension in one rope that is holding a bar in equilibrium by pulling on an angle.

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Football Tackle Simple
Football Tackle Simple

Students must find the best angle for a tackler to run in order to reach a ball carrier most efficiently.

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Marching Band Vector Problem
Marching Band Vector Problem

Students must find out the velocity vector for a student practicing their marching at night under a strobe light.

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Radar Vector Problem
Radar Vector Problem

Students must find out the velocity vector for a plane based on readings they take from a radar screen.

Force Electric Triangular Arrangement Problem
Force Electric Triangular Arrangement Problem

Students must find the net force on one of the charges in a triangular arrangement of charges.

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Force Electric in a Box Problem
Force Electric in a Box Problem

Students must find the net force on one of the charges in a rectangular arrangement of charges.

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Displaced Angle from Acceleration
Displaced Angle from Acceleration

Students must solve for the tension in the rope and the acceleration of the car based on the angle of displacement for a hanging mass.

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Newton's Law Force on Angle
Newton's Law Force on Angle

Students must calculate the acceleration of an object being pulled along a horizontal surface by a force on an angle. The surface has friction.

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Acceleration on Incline Simple
Acceleration on Incline Simple

Students must calculate the acceleration of an object down an incline when their is no friction present. Mass and angle will be generated randomly.

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Acceleration on Incline Medium
Acceleration on Incline Medium

Students must calculate the acceleration of an object down an incline when there is friction present. Mass, angle and coefficient of friction will be generated randomly.

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Motion on Incline Level 1
Motion on Incline Level 1

Students must calculate the distance an object will move up an incline using Newton's Laws. Mass, angle, gravitational field and initial speed will be generated randomly.

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Motion on Incline Level 2
Motion on Incline Level 2

Students must calculate the distance an object will move up an incline using Newton's Laws. Mass, angle, gravitational field, coefficient of friction and initial speed will be generated randomly.

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Motion on Incline Level 3
Motion on Incline Level 3

Students must calculate the speed of a block when it returns to its original location on an incline using Newton's Laws. Mass, angle, gravitational field, coefficient of friction and initial speed will be generated randomly.

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Forces on Incline Simple
Forces on Incline Simple

Students must find out the force needed to hold an object stationary on an incline when there is no friction present on the incline.

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Forces on Incline Medium
Forces on Incline Medium

Students must find out force normal on an object on an incline at the angle at which the object is first about to slip.

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Newton's Law on Incline
Newton's Law on Incline Simple

Students must find out the acceleration of a system including an incline.

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Newton's Law on Incline (w Friction)
Newton's Law on Incline with Friction

Students must find out the acceleration of a system including an incline that has friction.

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River Crossing Level 1
River Crossing Level 1

Students must find out the downstream distance that a boat travels when its heading relative to the water is perpendicular to the way the water is moving.

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River Crossing Level 2
River Crossing Level 2

Students must find out the downstream distance that a boat travels when its heading relative to the water is not perpendicular to the way the water is moving.

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River Crossing Level 3
River Crossing Level 3

Students must find out the angle they need to point the boat so that the boat moves directly across the water.

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Arriving at a Certain Height Problem
Arriving at a Certain Height Problem

Students must determine when a soccer ball reaches a given height based on the velocity with which it is kicked. Students are reminded that the ball will reach this height twice, once on the way up and once on the way down. Students must find both times and put them in milliseconds. This problem does not take place on Earth.

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Finding Velocity from Ground to Ground Soccer Kick Problem
Finding Velocity from Ground to Ground Soccer Kick Problem

Students must determine the initial velocity of a soccer ball based on the horizontal displacement and the time of flight. This problem does not take place on Earth.

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Ground to Wall Soccer Kick Problem
Ground to Wall Soccer Kick Problem

Students must determine where a soccer ball will hit a wall based on the speed with which it is kicked. Students will also need to find the time in the air in milliseconds. This problem does not take place on Earth.

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Ground to Ground Soccer Kick Problem
Ground to Ground Soccer Kick Problem

Students must determine where a soccer ball will land based on the speed with which it is kicked. Students will also need to find the time in the air and the maximum height obtained by the projectile. This problem does not take place on Earth.

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Drone Delivery Problem
Drone Delivery Problem

Students must determine where a drone should be when it releases its package so that the object lands on the target.

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Jumping Joe Simple
Jumping Joe Simple

Students must predict the landing location of a person jumping over a gap on their motorcycle.

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Differences in Landing Speeds
Differences in Landing Locations

Students must predict the difference in the landing speeds of two projectiles.

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Differences in Landing Locations
Difference in Landing Location

Students must predict the difference in the landing locations of two projectiles.

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Soccer Shot Simple
Soccer Shot Simple

Students must calculate the maximum distance they can be from an soccer net and still hit a randomly generated target. The speed and angle of the kick will be generated randomly.

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Corner Kick
Corner Kick

Students must determine the 3 components of the initial velocity of a soccer ball on a corner kick. Students will see the displacement of the ball in all three dimensions as well as the time the ball is in the air. Students must also find the speed of the ball when it leaves the ground.

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Car on a Turn
Car on a Turn

Students must determine the force of friction on a car on a turn and the maximum speed the car could navigate a turn.

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Force Normal on Spinning Space Station
Force Normal Space Station Picture

Students must calculate the number of rotations per hour required to create a certain force normal on a spinning space station.

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Ice Bucket Challenge
Ice Bucket Challenge Picture

Students must calculate the maximum and minimum speeds for a bucket whirled in a vertical circle.

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Oh Snap
Oh Snap

Students must determine speed and rpm of a object on a string at the moment when the string snaps that is holding the ball in a circular path.

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Orbital Motion of Geosynchronous Satellite
Geosynchronous Satellite Picture

Students must calculate the altitude of a satellite that is in a geosynchronous satellite going around the planet.

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Finding Speed of Satellite
Finding Speed of Satellite

Students must determine speed of a satellite by timing the satellite for part of its orbit. Students must also determine the period of the orbit based on their timing.

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Orbital Period
Orbital Period Picture

Students must calculate the period of a satellite moving around one of the bodies in our solar system.

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Mass of Planet
Mass of Planet

Students must determine mass of a planet based on the orbital motion of a satellite around the planet.

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Finding Mass of Planet
Finding Mass of Planet Picture

Students must calculate the mass of a planet based on the orbital motion of the moon going around the planet.

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Spring Constant from Oscillation Graph
Spring Constant from Oscillation Graph Picture

Students must calculate the spring constant of a spring based on the oscillation graph that is created by an oscillating mass.

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Finding g from Pendulum
g from pendulum Picture

Students must calculate the strength of the gravitational field based on the swinging motion of a pendulum.

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Finding Speed from Impulse Graph 1
Speed from Impulse 1 Graph Picture

Students must calculate the speed of a hockey puck based on the graph of force vs. time for the impact between the stick and the puck.

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Finding Speed from Impulse Graph 2
Speed from Impulse 2 Graph Picture

Students must calculate the speed of a hockey puck based on the graph of force vs. time for the impact between the stick and the puck.

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Impulse From Boards
Impulse From Boards

Students must calculate the impulse given to a hockey by the boards. The puck will collide with the boards and bounce off in the opposite direction.

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Momentum Conservation 1 (Both @ Rest)
Momentum Conservation 1 Picture

Students must determine the unknown mass in a problem involving momentum conservation. Both objects begin at rest and are propelled apart by a tap activated spring.

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Momentum Conservation 2 (One @ Rest)
Momentum Conservation 2 Picture

Students must determine the unknown mass in a problem involving momentum conservation. One object begins at rest and the two objects stick together during the collision.

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Momentum Conservation 3 (One Overtakes)
Momentum Conservation 3 Picture

Students must predict the speed in a problem involving momentum conservation. One object overtakes the other and the two objects stick together during the collision.

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Momentum Conservation 4 (Head-on Collision)
Momentum Conservation 4 Picture

Students must predict the speed in a problem involving momentum conservation. The two objects have a head-on collision and stick together during the collision.

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2-D Momentum Conservation (Curling Stone)
2-D Momentum Curling Stone Picture

Students must predict the new velocity of a curling stone after it collides with a curling stone that was previously at rest.

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2-D Momentum Conservation (Kuiper)
2-D Momentum Kuiper Picture

Students must predict the original speed of a Kuiper Belt Object by hitting it with an explosive charge and looking at the momentum of each piece after the explosion.

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Work from Elastic Graph
Work from Elastic Graph

Students must find how much energy has been added to a spring by looking at the Force vs. Spring Length graph.

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Speed from Work Graph
Speed From Work Graph

Students must determine the speed of a hockey puck based on a graph of force vs. displacement.

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Work Done by Force On Angle
Work Done by Force on Angle

Students must determine the amount of work that is done by tension and the amount of work done by friction. Then students must find the work that turned into KE.

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Power Expended to Pull Billy up a Hill
Power Expended to Pull Billy up a Hill

Students must determine the power that is being exerted by a motor to pull a person up a frictionless incline.

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Kinetic Energy of Ball Moving in a Circle
KE of Ball in Circle

Students must determine the kinetic energy of a ball moving in a circular path.

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Kinetic Energy of Curling Stone
KE of Curling Stone

Students must determine the kinetic energy of a curling stone based on the time it takes to move between two markings on the ice.

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Energy on Vertical Toss
Energy on Vertical Toss

Students must predict the maximum height reached by an object based on energy conservation.

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Maximum Height of Projectile from Energy
Maximum Height of Projectile from Energy

Students must predict the maximum height reached by a projectile based on energy conservation.

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Energy on Frictionless Incline
Energy on Frictionless Incline

Students must predict the distance a cart will move up an incline based on energy conservation.

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Energy Lost Climbing Incline
Energy Lost Climbing Incline

Students must predict the distance a box will move up an incline based on energy conservation. There will be friction present and some of the original KE will turn into heat.

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Energy Lost on Horizontal
Energy Lost on Horizontal

Students must predict the distance traveled by a person on a sled. The person will start with potential energy due to gravity and it will turn into KE without loss. They will then lose their energy on a level surface at the bottom of a hill. You have to predict how far they will travel on the horizontal section of their travel.

Kinetic Energy of Satellite
Kinetic Energy of Satellite

Students must determine the kinetic energy of a satellite as it orbits around a planet.

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Distance Traveled (Projected by Spring)
Distance Traveled Spring Projected

Students must predict the distance traveled by a box that has been projected horizontally by a compressed spring. The box will start with potential energy due to elasticity and it will turn into KE without loss. It will then lose its energy on a level surface that has significant amounts of friction. You have to predict how far the box will travel on the rough section of its travel.

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Energy on Incline With Friction
Energy on Incline with Friction

Students must predict the final speed of the block on the incline after sliding down a certain distance. Students must account for the energy lost due to the friction between the block and the incline.

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Collision to Oscillation
Collision to Oscillation

Students must predict the amplitude and frequency of oscillation for a hovercraft getting stuck to a spring.

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Energy of Displaced Pendulum
Energy of Displaced Pendulum

Students must predict the speed a pendulum bob will have after it has reached the lowest point of its swing.

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Robin Hood Swing
Robin Hood Swing

Students must predict how far Robin Hood will move horizontally as he first swings like a pendulum and then sails like a projectile into a lake below.

Spring Constant Based on Projectile
Spring Constant Based on Projectile

Students must find the spring constant of a spring based on the distance a projectile travels when fired by the spring.

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Jumping Joey Simple with Energy
Jumping Joey Simple with Energy

Students must find the distance that Joey will travel as a projectile based on the kinetic energy that he possesses.

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Perfectly Inelastic Collision
Perfectly Inelastic Collision

Students will need to determine the amount of KE lost in a perfectly inelastic collision.

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Spring Constant From Momentum Conservation
Spring Constant from Momentum Conservation

Students will need to determine the spring constant of a spring that gave two dynamics cars their momenta.

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Energy and Momentum Conservation Level 1
Energy and Momentum Conservation Level 1

Students will be told the total energy added to the two carts by the spring and then they must use this along with momentum conservation to find the speed of each car as they move away from each other.

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Energy and Momentum Conservation Level 2
Energy and Momentum Conservation Level 2

Students will be given only the starting speeds of the two objects and that they will have an elastic collision. From this they must figure out the velocities of both cars after the collision.

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Energy Lost on Hill
Energy Lost on Hill

Students must predict the distance traveled by a person on a sled. The person will start with potential energy due to gravity and then lose some energy on a hill. They will then lose the remaining energy on a level surface. You have to predict how far they will travel on the horizontal section of their travel.

Energy to Projectile Motion
Energy to Projectile Motion

Students must predict the distance traveled by a person on a BMX bike. The person will start with potential energy due to gravity and then convert it into KE. They will then hit a ramp and become a projectile. You have to predict how far they will travel horizontally as a projectile.

Energy of Ballistic Pendulum
Energy of Ballistic

Students must predict the pre-collision speed of a ball that has been captured by a ballistic pendulum.

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Escape Velocity
Escape Velocity

Students must predict the speed of an object if it is to escape from a Kuiper Belt object.

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Speed to Max Height
Speed to Max Height

Students must predict the speed of an object if it is to climb to a certain height above a Kuiper Belt object.

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2-D Momentum Conservation with Energy
2-D Momentum Kuiper Picture

Students must predict the KE added to the system when a Kuiper Belt Object is hit with an explosive charge. Students must first look at the momentum of each piece after the explosion to determine the original speed of the Kuiper Belt Object.

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Ice Bucket Challenge Problem with Energy
Ice Bucket Challenge Problem

Students must find the range of mechanical energies that will keep the system from being destroyed. They need to keep the energy low enough that the rope doesn't break and fast enough that the water stays in the bucket.

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Rotational Kinematics
Rotational Kinematics Problem

Students must predict the stopping location for a prize wheel at the Jersey Shore. Requires rotational kinematics equations only.

Rotational Kinematics with Energy
Rotational Kinematics Problem

Students must predict the stopping location for a prize wheel at the Jersey Shore. Requires rotational kinematics equations and the equations for rotational kinetic energy.

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Net Torque Level 1
Net Torque Level 1

Students must determine the net torque on a wheel. There will be four forces on the wheel and all of them will be at right angles to the radius from the center of the wheel.

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Net Torque Level 2
Net Torque Level 2

Students must determine the net torque on a wheel. There will be two forces on the wheel that will be apply at random angles to their radii.

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Finding Mass from Torque
Finding Mass from Torque

Determine the unknown mass that is being balanced by a known mass for a meter stick balanced at its center of mass (50.0 cm mark).

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Finding Mass from Torque Hard
Finding Mass from Torque Hard

Determine the unknown mass that is being balanced by two known masses for a meter stick balanced at its center of mass (50.0 cm mark).

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Finding Mass of Meter Stick With Torque
Finding Mass of Meter Stick with Torque

Determine the mass of a meter stick that is being balanced by a known mass. The center of mass for the meter stick is located at the 50.0 cm mark.

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Walk the Planck
Walk the Planck

Determine the amount of mass that you must place on a plank to allow you to walk to the end of the plank without cause it to rotate off the ship.

Pressure from Fluid Column
Pressure from Fluid Column

Students must determine the fluid pressure caused by a column of three immiscible fluids.

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Determining Density
Determining Density

Students must determine the density of a fluid based on the fluid levels in a u-tube.

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Pascal's Principle Problem
Pascal's Principle Problem

Students must determine the force required to hold a syringe in place when a second force is trying to get it to move.

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Hydraulic Lift Problem
Hydraulic Lift Problem

Students must determine the difference in pressure that leads to the motion of masses in an hydraulic lift and the difference in height when the piston reaches equilibrium.

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Force Buoyancy
Force Buoyancy

Students must figure out the number of people that can go on a raft without having the raft go fully under the fluid.

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Percent Submerged Challenge
Percent Submerged Challenge Problem

Students must figure out how much of a ball will be under a fluid when it is in equilibrium with its environment.

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Cargo Challenge
Cargo Challenge Problem

Students must figure out how much mass can be put in a boat without having the boat go fully under the fluid.

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Determining Density of Rock
Determining Density of Rock

Students must determine the density of a rock based on the change in tension in the supporting string when the rock is lowered into a fluid.

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Flow Rate Problem
Flow Rate Problem

Students must determine the flow rate and speed of the water leaving a faucet based on the time it takes to fill a beaker to a certain height and the radius of the faucet the water is exiting from.

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Continuity of Flow
Continuity of Flow

In this problem you will have water flowing through two sections of piping with different diameter pipes joined by a coupler. You will be given the speed of the water in the first section of piping and you will need to find the speed in the second section.

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Bernoulli's Principle
Bernoulli

In this problem you will have water flowing through two sections of piping with different diameter pipes joined by a coupler. The pressure gauge on one of the two pipes is broken. Your task is to find the pressure in the section of the pipe with the broken gauge.

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Landing Location of Fluid
Landing Location of Fluid

In this problem you will have a tank of fluid get punctured and you will need to find the landing location of the fluid.

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Landing Location of Fluid with Different Pressures
Landing Location of Fluid with Different Pressures

In this problem you will have a tank of fluid get punctured and you will need to find the landing location of the fluid. The tank in which the fluid is housed is pressurized above the value of the atmospheric pressure.

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Specific Heat of Fluid
Specific Heat of Fluid Picture

This program asks students to determine the specific heat of a fluid based on the amount of temperature change that occurs when a hot object is placed in the fluid.

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Heating Curve
Thermometer Challenge

Students must read a heating curve to determine what an object's boiling point is as well as its specific heat.

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Final Temperature of System
Final Temperature of System Problem

Students must figure out the final temperature of a system when a hot object and a cold object are placed in a closed container.

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Gas Partition Problem
Gas Partition

Determine the temperature required to keep a piston in equilibrium.

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Gas Partition Problem Level 2
Gas Partition Level 2

Determine the temperature required to keep a piston in equilibrium. You must use information about the speed of the atoms in the left hand chamber to help you find the equilibrium pressure.

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Heat Added Isobaric
Heat Added Isobaric

Determine the heat that has been added to a gas in an isobaric process.

Heat Added at Constant Volume
Heat Added Constant Volume

Determine the heat that has been added to a gas in a process where the volume does not change.

Internal Energy in Isothermal Compression
Internal Energy in Internal Compression

Determine the internal energy in a sample of gas that goes through an isothermal compression.

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Work Done in Adiabatic Compression
Work Done in Adiabatic Compression

Determine the work that was done when no heat enters or leaves the system.

Work Done in Cyclic Process
Work Done in Cyclic Process Problem

Determine the net work that is done when a gas is brought through a simple process. Data is obtained from a PV Diagram.

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Efficiency of Engine
Efficiency Of Engine

Determine the efficiency of an engine (0 - 1) based on the energy flow that is presented to you.

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Efficiency of Engine Based on PV Diagram
Efficiency of Engine Based on PV Diagram

Determine the efficiency of an engine (0 - 1) based on the PV Diagram that is presented to you.

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Heat Transfer Rate
Heat Transfer Problem

Determine the rate at which heat moves through a barrier that is separating gases at two different temperatures.

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Change in Entropy
Entropy Change Problem

Determine the change in entropy that occurs when heat moves through a barrier that is separating gases at two different temperatures.

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Work Done in Carnot Engine
Work Done in Carnot Engine Problem

Determine the work done by an engine working at it ideal (Carnot) efficiency.

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Charge on String in Electric Field
Charge on String in Electric Field

Students must determine the charge on a pith ball that is suspended in an electric field.

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Charge Causing Electric Field
Charge Causing Electric Field Problem

Determine the electric field at point B when when you know the electric field at point A.

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Electric Field Simple
Simple Electric Field Problem

Determine the electric field at a point in the vicinity of a charge.

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Electric Field Line
Electric Field in a Line Problem

Determine the electric field at point on a line based on the values and location of two charges.

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Electric Field from Two Charges
Electric Field from 2 Charges Problem

Determine the net electric field strength and direction that is caused by two different charges.

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Charge Causing Voltage
Charge Causing Voltage Problem

Determine the voltage at point B when when you know the voltage at point A.

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Voltage From Two Charges
Voltage from Two Charges Problem

Determine the net voltage from two charges.

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Work Done in Moving Charge
Work Done in Moving Charge Problem

Determine the energy that must be added to a system to move a charge from one location to another in the vicinity of another charge.

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Speed of Charge from Repulsion
Speed of Charge from Repulsion Problem

Determine the speed of a particle that has been repelled away from another particle with the same type of charge.

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Distance of Closest Approach
Distance for Closest Approach Problem

In this problem you will be asked to find the closest approach between two charges. The charge at the origin is held at rest. The other charge is moving toward the charge with a certain speed and your job is to figure out how close the two charges will get before the moving charge stops and then begins moving in the opposite direction.

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Charge, Energy and Field on Capacitor
Charge, Energy and Field on Capacitor

In this problem you will be asked to determine the charge and energy stored on a capacitor. You will also find the electric field between the plates of the capacitor.

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Charge Deflected by a Capacitor
Charge Deflected by a Capacitor

Students must determine the time it takes an electron to reach a phosphorescent screen when it is fired by a capacitor. Students must also find the top speed of the electron and the amount of vertical deflection it experiences.

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Charge Fired by a Capacitor
Charge Fired by a Capacitor

Students must determine the time it takes an electron to reach a phosphorescent screen when it is fired by a capacitor. Students must also find the top speed of the electron.

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Force on Charge Moving in a Magnetic Field
Charge Moving Through Magnetic Field

In this problem you will be asked to find the force and the direction of the force on a charged particle moving through a magnetic field.

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Mass and Speed of Particle from Electric and Magnetic Fields
Mass and Speed of Particle from Electric and Magnetic Fields

In this problem you will be asked to determine the mass and speed of a particle being fired through variable magnetic and electric fields. This problem is done after students determine the charge of an electron using the Millikan Oil Drop Experiment.

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Mass and KE of Particle in a Magnetic Field
Mass and KE of Particle in a Magnetic Field

In this problem you will be asked to determine the mass and KE of a particle trapped in a magnetic field. You will be given the charge of the particle as well as the speed and strength of the field.

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Mass of Isotopes in Mass Spectrometer
Mass from a Mass Spectrometer

In this problem you will be asked to determine the mass of two different isotopes of an element based on their deflection by a magnetic field.

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Resistance of Wire Problem
Resistance of Wire Problem

In this program you will need to determine the resistance of a wire based on its composition and its physical dimensions. You will be asked to give the area of the wire in square meters and the resistance of the wire in Ohms.

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Current in Wire Problem
Current in Wire Problem

In this program you will need to determine the resistance of a wire based on its composition and its physical dimensions. You will be asked to find the current that would flow through the wire when the wire is connected to a certain voltage.

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Finding Battery Voltage Simple
Battery Voltage

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistor and the current in the circuit.

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Finding Battery Voltage Simple
Battery Voltage

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistor and the current in the circuit.

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Finding Battery Voltage Medium
Battery Voltage Medium

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistors and the current in the series circuit.

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Finding Battery Voltage Harder
Battery Voltage Harder

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistors and the current in the parallel circuit.

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Finding Battery Voltage Very Hard
Battery Voltage Very Hard

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistors and the current in a combination circuit.

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Finding Battery Voltage Hardest
Battery Voltage Hardest

Determine the voltage of the battery based on the colors of the resistors and the current in a combination circuit.

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Series Circuit
Series Circuit

Determine the amount of power dissipated in a resistor that is part of a series circuit.

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Parallel Circuit
Parallel Circuit

Determine the amount of current that is present in a parallel circuit.

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Parallel in Series Circuit
Parallel in Series Circuit

Determine the amount of power dissipated in a resistor in a complex circuit.

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Series in Parallel Circuit
Series in Parallel Circuit

Determine the amount of power dissipated in a resistor in a complex circuit.

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Internal Resistance from Graph
Internal Resistance from Graph Problem

Determine the internal resistance of a battery based on the graph of terminal voltage vs. current. You must also find the maximum current and the electrochemical potential.

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Internal Resistance from Circuit
Internal Resistance from Circuit Problem

Determine the internal resistance of a battery based on the electrochemical potential and the current that comes out of the battery when it is hooked to a resistor.

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Internal Resistance from Parallel Circuit
Internal Resistance from Parallel Circuit Problem

Determine the internal resistance of a battery based on the electrochemical potential and the current that comes out of the battery when it is hooked to a series of resistors connected in parallel.

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Internal Resistance from From Terminal Voltage
Internal Resistance from Terminal Voltage Problem

Determine the internal resistance of a battery based on the electrochemical potential and the voltage that is measured at the terminals of the battery when it is being used.

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Parallel Circuit with Internal Resistance
Parallel Circuit with Internal Resistance

This program will ask the students to find the terminal voltage of a battery with significant internal resistance. Students will also be asked to get the power of one of the external components for the circuit.

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Capacitors in Series Circuit
Capacitors in Series Circuit

Determine the amount of energy stored on a capacitor in a series circuit.

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Capacitors in Parallel Circuit
Capacitors in Parallel Circuit

Determine the total energy stored on a group of capacitor in a parallel circuit.

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Series of Capacitors in a Parallel Circuit
Capacitors in Series Parallel Circuit

Determine the total energy stored on a group of capacitor in a combination circuit.

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Parallel of Capacitors in a Series Circuit
Capacitors in Parallel Series Circuit

Determine the total energy stored on a group of capacitor in a combination circuit.

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RC Circuit powered by DC
RC in DC Circuit

Determine the initial current and the final energy stored in a capacitor when powered with DC.

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RC Circuit powered by AC
RC in AC Circuit

Determine the rms current and voltage in an RC circuit powered by an AC power supply.

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RL Circuit powered by AC
RL in AC Circuit

Determine the rms current and voltage in an RL circuit powered by an AC power supply.

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LC Circuit powered by AC
LC in AC Circuit

Determine the rms current in an LC circuit powered by an AC power supply. Then find the frequency that will cause a spike in current in the circuit.

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RLC Circuit powered by AC
RLC in AC Circuit

Determine the rms current and voltage in an RLC circuit powered by an AC power supply.

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Vertical Oscillation With Timer Problem
Vertical Oscillation with Timer Problem

In this program you will need to find the period and frequency of an object oscillating on a spring. You will do this by timing enough oscillations to minimize your error to a low value. You will also use the frequency to find the spring constant of the spring based on the mass on the spring.

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Vertical Oscillation Problem
Vertical Oscillation Problem

In this program you will need to find the amplitude and frequency of an object oscillating on a spring. You will also use the frequency to find the spring constant of the spring based on the frequency.

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Wave Properties from Graph 1
Wave Properties from Graph 1

Determine the wavelength and amplitude of a wave based on the vertical position vs. horizontal position graph.

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Wave Properties from Graph 2
Wave Properties from Graph 2

Determine the period, frequency and amplitude of the wave that produced the position vs. time graph shown below.

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Wave Properties from Graph 3
Wave Properties from Graph 2

Determine the speed of a wave based on reading the vertical position vs. time graph simultaneously with the vertical position vs. horizontal position graph.

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Wave Equations
Wave Equations Picture

This program asks students to determine the variables in a wave equation. Students must determine wavelength, frequency, and amplitude.

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Height of Firework Problem
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In this problem you must determine the height of a firework explosion above the ground.

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Sound Wave Problem
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In this problem you must determine the speed of a sound wave through an alien atmosphere. You must also find the frequency of the wave source and the wavelength of the wave.

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Sound Intensity Problem
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In this problem you must determine the intensity of a sound wave when it reaches a given location away from its source.

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Frequency for Standing Wave on a String
Standing Wave on String

Determine the frequency needed to produced a given harmonic on a string with a given length, mass and tension.

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Image From Converging Mirror
Image From Converging Mirror

Determine the height and location of the image formed by a converging mirror.

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Image From Diverging Mirror
Image From Diverging Mirror

Determine the height and location of the image formed by a diverging mirror.

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Image From Converging Lens
Image From Converging Lens

Determine the height and location of the image formed by a converging lens.

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Image From Diverging Lens
Image From Diverging Lens

Determine the height and location of the image formed by a diverging lens.

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Scattering Problem
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In this problem you must determine the size of a hidden object based on the number of pucks that scatter off of the object.

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Binding Energy of Nucleus
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In this problem you must determine the binding energy per nucleon for a random isotope.

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Activity of an Isotope
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In this problem you must determine the activity of a radioactive sample by measuring the counts per minute that are detected by a sensor.

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Half-Life From Graph
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In this problem you must determine the half-life of an isotope based on the graph of the amount of the isotope left as a function of time.

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Half-Life From Data
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In this problem you must determine the half-life of an isotope based on the activity data of the isotope as a function of time.

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Decay Constant and Half-Life From Data
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In this problem you must determine the decay constant and half-life of an isotope based on the activity data of the isotope as a function of time.

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Light From Atom
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In this problem you must determine the wavelength, in nanometers, of light emitted from an atom.

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