problem Angle of shot Age 16 to 18 Challenge level At what angle should you release the shot to break Olympic records?

problem 10 Olympic Starters Age 16 to 18 Challenge level 10 intriguing starters related to the mechanics of sport.

problem Model solutions Age 16 to 18 Challenge level How do these modelling assumption affect the solutions?

problem Cannon Balls Age 16 to 18 Challenge level How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?

problem Escape from planet Earth Age 16 to 18 Challenge level How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

problem 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?

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