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P2 2.5 Falling Objects

P2 2.5 Falling Objects

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Author: Gemma Boyson
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  • What is the difference between mass and weight?
  • What can we say about the motion of a falling object acted on only by gravity?
  • What is terminal velocity?
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P2 2.5 Falling Objects

This video applies what we've learned about forces and friction to explain what happens when objects fall through different media.

Source: G Boyson

Mythbusters - Galileo's Hypothesis Hammer and Feather Drop

The myhbusters repeat the famous hammer and feather drop in a vacuum chamber at NASA. Note how the feather bounces almost the same amount as the hammer upon falling. Pretty cool stuff. Thanks, Galileo!

Source: Mythbusters - YouTube