Collisions

Weekly Challenge 13: Comet Catastrophe

Age 14 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

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

Whoosh

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

Follow the track of a pool ball around the table

Cannon Balls

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

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

Collision with a Vertical Spring

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Coefficients of restitution meet springs in this bouncy problem