Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
  • entries
    8
  • comments
    3
  • views
    1,622

About this blog

Entries in this blog

 

blog post

football connects to physics in several ways. Physics is demonstrated when the football is being thrown, the speed the ball is going, and the distance the ball is being thrown. People watch football on the weekends and focus on how many yards gained, who wins the game, but don't realize how much physics is involved if you really think about it.

haley13

haley13

 

blog post

Newtons 3rd law states that when you push against something, it pushes back with equal and opposite force. This law applies to driving in a few ways. For example, the action force when driving a car is the pushing against the road, and the reaction is the road pushing against the tires. Also, when a person's foot pushes on the gas pedal, the gas pedal pushes back on the persons foot.

haley13

haley13

 

Trampoline Blog

Elastic potential energy is demonstrated when using a spring. The more you stretch or compress the spring, the more force it applies trying to restore itself to it's equilibrium position. When someone jumps on a trampoline the spring stretches, which means more force is being added.

haley13

haley13

 

Physics

Physics is used throughout the day several times. Gravity is always in motion when i am walking down the hall or up and down the stairs. For example, if your jumping in gym class gravity is effecting you because you come back down to earth. However, when your jumping, you are moving at a constant rate of 9.81m/s^2 down when you reach terminal velocity but can no longer accelerate

haley13

haley13

 

Work related blog

I realized that physics relates to my job as I carry orders from the back to the front to give the customers. This applies to newton's third law because I'm applying force to the boxes and they are applying equal magnitudes in opposite directions. Also, the floor gets really slippery from the flour, spilled water, and toppings dropped like pepperoni and onion. This demonstrates the lack of friction because there is little to no friction between the bottom of my shoes and the floor. This appli

haley13

haley13

 

Haley's blog

Last week we launched catapults in class. My groups catapult averaged a distance of about .5 meters. Building the catapult we thought it was well built and would have gone a farther distance. Some things i would do differently in building a catapult next time would be to consider the launch angle. Having a launch angle of 45 degrees would give the maximum distance. Although are launch angle was more than that, we had all the necessary materials and tools needed to make the catapult so we di

haley13

haley13

 

Haley's blog - Field Hockey

Hello. As some of you know, i am a field hockey player and have realized that physics applies to Field Hockey in a few ways. When starting the ball at the beginning of the game, physics plays a big role. When the ball is first contacted with the stick, it has an initial velocity as well as a vertical velocity. As the ball travels down the field, it has a vertical acceleration of 9.81 m/s^2 when it leaves the players stick. Field hockey and the motion and speed of the ball has something to d

haley13

haley13

 

1st blog post

Outside of school, one activity i like to do is nordic skiing in the winter. Physics applies to this sport in a few ways. The movement needed to go up and down the hill has an initial velocity from when your at one spot to get to the other. I'm taking physics this year because i needed a 4th year of science to help with what i want to major in at college. This year, im most excited for building and launching the catapult. This year im most anxious about the tests.

haley13

haley13

Sign in to follow this  

Terms of Use

The pages of APlusPhysics.com, Physics in Action podcasts, and other online media at this site are made available as a service to physics students, instructors, and others. Their use is encouraged and is free of charge. Teachers who wish to use materials either in a classroom demonstration format or as part of an interactive activity/lesson are granted permission (and encouraged) to do so. Linking to information on this site is allowed and encouraged, but content from APlusPhysics may not be made available elsewhere on the Internet without the author's written permission.

Copyright Notice

APlusPhysics.com, Silly Beagle Productions and Physics In Action materials are copyright protected and the author restricts their use to online usage through a live internet connection. Any downloading of files to other storage devices (hard drives, web servers, school servers, CDs, etc.) with the exception of Physics In Action podcast episodes is prohibited. The use of images, text and animations in other projects (including non-profit endeavors) is also prohibited. Requests for permission to use such material on other projects may be submitted in writing to info@aplusphysics.com. Licensing of the content of APlusPhysics.com for other uses may be considered in the future.

×
×
  • Create New...