STEP Prep Module 14

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STEP Prep Module 14

STEP Mechanics - What Do You Need to Know? link

STEP Mechanics - What Do You Need to Know? 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

What do you need to know to be able to tackle Mechanics STEP questions?

Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics link

Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics 

Stage: 5

An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.

Model Solutions link

Model Solutions 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?

Whoosh link

Whoosh 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?

Out in Space link

Out in Space 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

A space craft is ten thousand kilometres from the centre of the Earth moving away at 10 km per second. At what distance will it have half that speed?

Wobbler link

Wobbler 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

A cone is glued to a hemisphere. When you place it on a table in what position does it come to rest?