## Nerd-A-Pult – An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem (9:33)

An introductory projectile motion problem where you have to break the initial velocity vector in to its components before you can work with it. The Nerd-A-Pult is the perfect tool for showing projectile motion.
Content Times: 0:02 Introducing the Nerd-A-Pult 0:43 Demonstrating the marshmallow capabilities of the Nerd-A-Pult 1:18 Reading the problem 2:26 Starting to solve the problem 3:03 What do we do with the initial velocity? 3:45 Solving for the initial velocity in the y-direction 4:27 Solving for the initial velocity in the x-direction 5:13 Deciding which direction to start working with 5:38 Solving for the change in time in the x-direction 6:34 Solving for the displacement in the y-direction 7:54 Proving that our answer is correct 8:58 The Review Want a Nerd-A-Pult? You can purchase one at their Marshmallow Catapults Facebook Page. |