Semester 2 – Day 45

Today’s challenge problem was a third law problem. I’m realizing that this year’s seniors really seem to be disconnected, forgetting what we have learned the previous day almost instantly. I think that I might be enabling their helplessness by caving in so I gave them a challenge problem today, and told them they would be on their own:



The video we used can be found here:

Students used a frame by frame analysis to determine

– acceleration of the baseball

– force on the baseball

– reaction force on the bat

– acceleration of the bat


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