PRACTICING YOUR ESTIMATIONS Mark a starting point and walk 10 steps. Walk naturally. Measure this distance. Calculate the distance traveled for each of your steps. Distance = _________ Step Using the previous information and Two Angle Method, calculate the height of the edge of the school building. WE WILL ALL GO OUTSIDE TOGETHER FOR THIS... WAIT. Building edge height ___________. MEASURING THE VELOCITY OF A MOVING OBJECT In the classroom is a HotWheels™ set up. On this set up, measure the velocity of the HotWheelsTM train as it passes over the second hill. The length of the train is the distance used to calculate the average velocity. The time measured is the time for the entire train to pass one point on the center of the hill.Treat this as a normal lab and repeat the process a number of times and take the average of the trials. HotWheels™ train velocity: _____________ NOTE: The train is heavier than a single car. When the train is in motion, it will cause the track to slide around. Hold the track down firmly to prevent accidents. If you use or find this page useful or have any comments, please contact the author so maybe he'll do more. Author: Tony Wayne "ROLLER COASTER PHYSICS" TABLE OF CONTENTS ... PHYSICS PAVILION TABLE OF CONTENTS <--PREVIOUS SECTION ... NEXT SECTION -->

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