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Lunar Leaper

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Gravity on the Moon is about 1/6th that on the Earth. A pole-vaulter 2 metres tall can clear a 5 metres pole on the Earth. How high a pole could he clear on the Moon?

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Go Spaceship Go

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Show that even a very powerful spaceship would eventually run out of overtaking power

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Sweeping Satellite

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.

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The Ultra Particle

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Explore the energy of this incredibly energetic particle which struck Earth on October 15th 1991

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Lennard Jones Potential

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

Investigate why the Lennard-Jones potential gives a good approximate explanation for the behaviour of atoms at close ranges

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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?

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Escape from Planet Earth

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

How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

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Pole Vaulting

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Consider the mechanics of pole vaulting

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High Jumping

Stage: 4 and 5

How high can a high jumper jump? How can a high jumper jump higher without jumping higher? Read on...