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Broad Topics > Mechanics > Displacement, velocity and acceleration

### Dangerous Driver?

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Was it possible that this dangerous driving penalty was issued in error?

### Motion Capture

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore displacement/time and velocity/time graphs with this mouse motion sensor.

### Out in Space

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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?

### 10 Olympic Starters

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.

### Mechanical Mindgames

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

A selection of intriguing questions to consider on mechanics, particularly surrounding the ideas concerning impulse and momentum.

### Phase Space

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the issues surrounding the concept of Phase Space.

### Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics

##### Age 16 to 18

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

### Earth Orbit

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth follows around the sun.

### 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...