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The resources have been grouped by topic and type in the table below. If a cell in the table has the word 'Yes', there are resources on the topic for that row and of the type for that column. Click on 'Yes' to go to these resources. Click on 'return to top' to come back to the top of this page.

TopicTextsActivitiesAssessmentUseful weblinks
Kinematics Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dynamics Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rotation Yes None None None
Work, Energy & Power None Yes None None
Impulse & Momentum Yes None None None

Kinematics: Texts

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Dynamics: Texts

  • Daish, C B 1972, The Physics of Ball Games, English Universities Press
  • Griffing, DF 1987, The Dynamics of Sport, Dalog.
  • Hay, JC 1985, The Biomechanics of Sports Techniques, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Schrier, EW & Allman, WF (eds) 1987, Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports, Macmillan, New York.

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Rotation: Texts

  • Daish, C B 1972, The Physics of Ball Games, English Universities Press
  • Griffing, DF 1987, The Dynamics of Sport, Dalog.
  • Hay, JC 1985, The Biomechanics of Sports Techniques, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Schrier, EW & Allman, WF (eds) 1987, Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports, Macmillan, New York.

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Work, Energy and Power: Texts

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Impulse and Momentum: Texts

  • Daish, C B 1972, The Physics of Ball Games, English Universities Press
  • Griffing, DF 1987, The Dynamics of Sport, Dalog.
  • Hay, JC 1985, The Biomechanics of Sports Techniques, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Schrier, EW & Allman, WF (eds) 1987, Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports, Macmillan, New York.

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Kinematics: Activities

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

Unit 2 Motion: Booklet of Practical Activities

396 kB

Worksheets for Unit 2 motion (25 page booklet of practical activities)

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Dynamics: Activities

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

Unit 2 Motion: Booklet of Practical Activities

396 kB

Worksheets for Unit 2 motion (25 page booklet of practical activities)

Relevant papers from recent Physics Teachers' Conferences

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

Using 'Conceptual Understanding Procedures' (CUPs) in the teaching of Motion

52.1 kB

Material from the workshop by Pam Mulhall, University of Melbourne at the 2011 Physics Teachers Conference.

Adobe PDF

The Helicopter: A context for Unit 2 Movement and Flight

2.62 MB

Th pdf file from a presentation by Kelvin Barraclough from Gisborne Secondary College at the 2008 Physics Teachers Conference.

Videos

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Generic

Egg and fitted sheet

8.01 MB

Students throw a raw egg at a fitted sheet hung from the ceiling. Motion, air bag, impulse. 23 sec avi file.

Generic

Newton's 3rd law of Motion

34.1 MB

An ASPEN video showing a stoppered and tilted test tube of ether on an air tack glider. The ether is warmed by a small burner. The pressure increases, then pushes the stopper from the tube, the glider goes backwards. Motion, Newton's 3rd Law, rockets. 1:50 min mpeg file. ASPEN is the Asian Physics Education Network, a group which operates under the auspices of UNESCO to promote and communicate developments in university physics education in the Asian region.

Generic

Effect of acceleration on the face

51.3 kB

The cheeks are pushed back. Motion, acceleration. 2 sec Quicktime file.

Generic

Flying Boomerang in free fall in a spacecraft

742 kB

Inside an orbiting space craft a boomerang is thrown and returns. Motion, flight, lift. 19 sec mp4 file.

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Work, Energy and Power: Activities

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Adobe PDF

Unit 2 Motion: Booklet of Practical Activities

396 kB

Worksheets for Unit 2 motion (25 page booklet of practical activities)

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Kinematics: Assessment

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Text

Straight Line Motion

75.3 kB

A test on straight line motion.

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Dynamics: Assessment

 Type

Filename

Filesize

Text

Force, Impulse and Momentum Test

22.8 kB

Force, Impulse and Momentum Unit Test.

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Kinematics: Useful Weblinks

Applets

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Dynamics: Useful Weblinks

Applets

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