Collisions

Weekly Challenge 13: Comet Catastrophe

Stage: 4 and 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A weekly challenge: these are shorter problems aimed at Post-16 students or enthusiastic younger students.

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?

Pool Shot

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

Follow the track of a pool ball around the table

Cannon Balls

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?

Collision with a Vertical Spring

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

Coefficients of restitution meet springs in this bouncy problem