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Experiments to show conservation of momentum (Practical Physics)
Detailed practical instructions and other notes that explain how to show conservation of momentum
Gigantic balloon experiment
A video showing experiments with a gigantic balloon that shows that air has mass.
Amazing bouncing balls experiment
Instructions about how to do an experiment with bouncing balls, including the explanation of the physics.
How to make a sophisticated air pressure rocket
Detailed instructions about how to make a sophisticated air pressure rocket.
Conservation of momentum animation
Vary the mass, velocity and type of collision and look at whether momentum and kinetic energy are conserved.
Bump! Momentum animation (PhysLab)
One of a set of animations that you can download an play. This one is about conservation of momenutm and shows cute skater undergoing different types of collision.
Momentum activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises momentum and how it applies to situations.
Crumple Zones (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises momentum and its link to force and car safety.
Momentum (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises momentum and how to do calculations involving conservation of momentum.
An interactive activity that explains how playing sports on the Moon would be different.
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