PreAP: Unit 2: Vectors and Projectiles

We will be learning how to use vectors to solve physics problems.  Extending our range of motion from one-dimensional motion into two-dimensional motion brings us into the realm of projectile motion.

Helpful Videos: 

Helpful Information:

Motion in 2D (PhET) – A simulation showing two dimensional motion using vectors

Ladybug Motion 2D (PhET) – A simulation showing a ladybug moving in two dimensions using vectors

Projectile Motion (PhET) – A simulation of projectile motion.  Allows you to calculate velocities and ranges and then launch a car to check your work.

The Physics Classroom:

Instructional Videos from Georgia Public Broadcasting:

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