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Creating a Position vs. Time Graph using Stop Motion Photography

By Flipping Physics, 05/22/2014
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We talk about a lot of graphs in the theoretical sense. In this video we are actually going to create a position versus time graph in a real sense. By using stop motion photography and stopping a ball at various intervals while falling, we will create a position as a function of time graph.

Content Times:
0:23 Identifying the Position vs. Time graph we are going to create
0:46 A single video slice of free-fall
1:19 Slow the video down to 1/8th speed
1:50 Creating the graph
2:10 Proving that reality matches the graph

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