Cool Labs

The Monkey and Hunter
The Monkey and Hunter

When studying projectiles, students learn that the vertical and horizontal components of motion are independent. The classic problem to illustrate that concept is that of the monkey and the hunter. In this live demonstration, a projectile is aimed at an...

Projectile Motion
Projectile Motion

Air-Powered Projectiles Help Learning Soar! Want to introduce students to physics and open-ended inquiry? All you need is the Air-Powered Projectile and an altimeter (the football field is optional!). 1. Introduce The Altimeter And Air Rocket (Don't Let On How...