Kinematics - Intermediate

Dam Busters 1

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

At what positions and speeds can the bomb be dropped to destroy the dam?

Max Throw

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

At what angle should you throw something to maximise the distance it travels?

Dam Busters 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which of the equations models a bouncing bomb? Will you be able to hit the target?

Crazy Cannons

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

Two cannons are fired at one another and the cannonballs collide... what can you deduce?

Bike

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Calculate the paths of raindrops flying up from the back tyre of a bicycle

Angle of Shot

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

At what angle should you release the shot to break Olympic records?

High Jumping

Age 14 to 18

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