Momentum

In this lesson we will learn about the definition of momentum and how to calculate momentum of different objects. We will also look into the principle of conservation of momentum.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Stopping distance = ...

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Q2.Thinking distance is...

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Q3.Braking distance is...

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Q4.Select any factors that affect thinking distance:

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Q5.Select any factors that affect braking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

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Q6.What are the dangers of a rapid deceleration?

Select two (2) boxes

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Stopping distance = ...

1/6

Q2.Thinking distance is...

2/6

Q3.Braking distance is...

3/6

Q4.Select any factors that affect thinking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

4/6

Q5.Select any factors that affect braking distance:

Select five (5) boxes

5/6

Q6.What are the dangers of a rapid deceleration?

Select two (2) boxes

6/6

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Momentum

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Q1.What is the unit for momentum?

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Q2.What is the equation that links mass, momentum and velocity?

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Q3.A man has a mass of 85 kg and runs at a velocity of 3 m/s. What is his momentum?

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Q4.A girl rollerblading has a momentum of 220 kg m/s. She has a mass of 45 kg. What is her velocity?

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Q5.A boy is standing on a skateboard holding a ball. He is not moving. He throws the ball and the skateboard rolls backwards. What is the momentum of the skateboard and boy?

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Q6.Using the question above, If the momentum of the ball was 2 kg m/s, what was the momentum of the skateboard and boy?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Momentum

Complete the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

Q1.What is the unit for momentum?

1/6

Q2.What is the equation that links mass, momentum and velocity?

2/6

Q3.A man has a mass of 85 kg and runs at a velocity of 3 m/s. What is his momentum?

3/6

Q4.A girl rollerblading has a momentum of 220 kg m/s. She has a mass of 45 kg. What is her velocity?

4/6

Q5.A boy is standing on a skateboard holding a ball. He is not moving. He throws the ball and the skateboard rolls backwards. What is the momentum of the skateboard and boy?

5/6

Q6.Using the question above, If the momentum of the ball was 2 kg m/s, what was the momentum of the skateboard and boy?

6/6

Lesson summary: Momentum

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