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Largest rideable hexapod robot

Matt is an animatronics expert, who works on the Star Wars films. In his spare time he builds things like this hexapod robot. He explains some of the challenges he faced in building it.…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays

Fastest 100 m on roller skates while spinning three hula hoops

Fastest 100 m on roller skates while spinning three hula hoops - Marawa attempts to rotate three hula hoops, whilst roller skating 100m in under 30 seconds. How does the wind affect this…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays

Walking Position, Velocity and Acceleration as a Function of Time Graphs

This lesson builds on what we learned about position as a function of time graphs. We start with velocity as a function of time graphs, determine what the motion would look like and then draw…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 45 plays

Understanding Instantaneous and Average Velocity using a Graph

Students often get confused by the difference between Instantaneous and Average. In this video we use a graph to compare and understand the two different concepts. Content Times: 0:28 Defining…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays

Graphical Uniformly Accelerated Motion (UAM) Example Problem

Again with the graphs? Yes. Absolutely Yes. Graphs are such an important part of any science, especially physics. The more you work with graphs, the more you will understand them. Here we…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays

Experimentally Graphing Uniformly Accelerated Motion

We experimentally determine the position, velocity and acceleration as a function of time for a street hockey puck that is sliding and slowing down. Is it uniformly accelerated motion? Content…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays

Understanding and Walking Position as a function of Time Graphs

In this lesson we derive that the slope of a position versus time graph is velocity. We also walk through several position as a function of time graphs to understand what they mean. Content…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays

Finding Average Speed for Pole Position: Example Problem - Not as easy as you may think

This video is an example problem that walks through finding the average speed for the last 2 laps of the 4 lap qualifier for the Indianapolis 500 assuming an average speed for the first 2 laps. It…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 13th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays

AP Physics C - Simple Harmonic Motion Review (Mechanics)

Calculus based review of Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM). SHM is defined. A horizontal mass-spring system is analyzed and proven to be in SHM and it’s period is derived. The difference between…

From  Jon Thomas-Palmer on September 11th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays