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Homework Help: Need a Topic For Experimental Investigation

  1. Jan 30, 2010 #1
    Hey everyone,
    New to the forum - I apologize if you already get heaps of posts like these....
    Im in Year 12 Physics, and out first assessment piece is related to the physics of sport.
    It's a typical physics project -> hypothesis, testing, report...etc

    We're looking at anything relating to Sport; so that's things like Newtons Laws, Collisions, Energy Transfer, Momentum-Impulse relationship, parabolic + linear + rotational motion.

    I'm aiming for an excellent grade, so I'm looking for a sport that either incorporates a number of concepts or the concept is relatively challenging.

    Any thoughts/ideas??

  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 30, 2010 #2
    Is this a UK, A Level project? (Couldn't tell from profile)
    I can think of a number of possible starting points:
    Snooker: collisions, momentum, energy transfer
    Cycling: Newtons Laws of motion, gears, mechanical advantage, acceleration
    Archery: trajectories, energy in bow under tension
  4. Jan 30, 2010 #3
  5. Feb 2, 2010 #4
    Hello .. im 17 m in phillipines .. im 4th year HS .. pls give me a topic 4 investigatory project in physics?

    pls .. i need the topic tommorow .. tnx so much!
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