Dr Dave Farmer joins the podcast to talk about ways to teach Momentum. Thank you for all your input dear listener!
Dr Dave introduces momentum by putting his body on the line (see below). The main themes are increasing collision time to reduce force, momentum as the quantity of motion, colliding students together and doing experiments.
- Physics Girl on Momentum (see below) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UHS883_P60
- Nicholas Alkamade falls from a WWI bomber and survives
- Gun recoils
- Robin and his cats:
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The music we use remains One legged equilibrist polka by Circus Homunculus.