• Momentum

    Learning Targets:

    1. Define momentum
    2. Define impulse
    3. State the impulse-momentum theorem
    4. Determine average forces using the impulse-momentum theorem
    5. Derive the principle of conservation of momentum using the impulse-momentum theorem and Newton’s third law of motion
    6. Apply the conservation of momentum to solve recoil problems
    7. Define elastic, perfectly inelastic, and inelastic collisions
    8. Apply the conservation of momentum and conservation of energy to collisions of objects
    9. Solve rocket propulsion problems using conservation of momentum and conservation of energy

    Powerpoints:

    1. Momentum and Impulse
    2. Collisions

    Assignments:

    1. Momentum and Impulse Worksheet

    Labs:

    1. Bouncing Ball Lab
    2. Momentum and Impulse Lab
    3. Vernier Impulse Lab
    4. Momentum and Collisions Lab