G-Force in Crashes

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Analyzing car crashes and calculating the G-Force that the driver will undertake in the crash.

Learning Expectations:

  1. Students will learn to manipulate formulas and solve for different variables.

  2. Students will understand the meaning of different variables and recall these meanings

  3. Students will learn how many G's occur during a car crash and how many the human body can withstand.

1) G-Force in Crashes.zip

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Grade Level(s)
  • 9 - 12th Grade
Transportation Topic(s)
  • Airports
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