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This oldie but goodie MS/HS physics video resource was updated and extended last year to include NGSS and pandemic-parent suitable hands-on at home lessons including viewing sheets, lesson plans, kitchen table experiments with video teacher guidance, activity sheets and keys—all accessed by special registration. “What happens to vehicles and their occupants in crashes is determined by science. You can’t argue with the laws of physics,” says Griff Jones, award-winning high school physics teacher who goes behind the scenes at the Institute’s Vehicle Research Center to explore the basic science behind car crashes. Using a series of vehicle maneuvers on a test track plus filmed results of vehicle crash tests, Jones explains in anything but lecture style the concept of inertia, the relationship between crash forces and inertia, momentum and impulse, and more. There is also now a related video including biological physics.

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