After finishing the "Projectile Motion" section, ask students to use the drawing tool to draw what they think the parabolic trajectory
will be for a bird shot at a shallow angle and a bird shot at a steep angle.
In considering the flight phase Denny touches upon topics such as the curvature of the earth, Coriolis and atmospheric effects, and parabolic trajectory
, as well as describing the evolution of fire control, air bombing, rockets and guided missiles.
This means that any object in free fall, be it a piece of chalk, a skate board rider or a ball, will follow a parabolic trajectory
He tee-ed off with a one wood, sending the ball soaring towards a distant flag on a lovely parabolic trajectory
At the peak of its parabolic trajectory
, passengers will experience several minutes of weightlessness and see the Earth from space.
On the other hand, if the head were in a raised position, the weapon would have impacted after following a parabolic trajectory
, undoubtedly indicating a thrown weapon.