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ERIC Number: ED506063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 112
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-9310-2405-7
Teaching about Impulse and Momentum
Franklin, Bill
AAPT Press (BK)
This American Association of Physics Teachers/Physics Teaching Resource Agents (APPT/PTRA) spiral-bound manual features labs and demos physics teachers can use to give students hands-on opportunities to learn about impulse and momentum. "Make-and-take activities" include AAPT Apparatus Contest winners "An Air Impulse Rocket," "A Fan Driven Sailcart," "An Elastic/Inelastic Collision Cart," and others. Among the topics treated are automobile safety, wing lift, water nozzle reaction, and spacecraft use of gravity "slingshots." Following a preface, contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) Background Material; (3) Laboratory Activities; (4) Demonstrations; (5) Assignments and Homework; (6) Computer Applications; (7) Media Resources; (8) Physics Olympics or Contests; (9) Modern Physics Applications; (10) Assessment Questions; (11) Appendix A; and (12) Appendix B.
AAPT Press. Available from: American Association of Physics Teachers. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740. Tel: 301-209-3300; Fax: 301-209-0845; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Physics Teachers