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written by Edward F. Redish
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This page contains a series of problems on the topic of momentum developed for use with The Physics Suite, an activity-based learning project.  Each problem was designed to help build qualitative understanding of physics and was built around student acquisition of knowledge as observed in recent physics education research studies.   The problems vary in format and include estimation, context-based reasoning, multiple choice, short answer, qualitative questions, and essay questions.  Topics covered include conservation of energy, conservation of momentum, collisions, springs, gravitational potential energy, work, and graphical analysis.

This item is part of a larger collection of problems, in-class questions, and interactive resources developed by the University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group.  See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full collection of Physics Suite problems for introductory physics courses.
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Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
= Collisions in One Dimension
= Collisions in Two Dimensions
= Conservation of Linear Momentum
= Rockets
- Work and Energy
= Conservation of Energy
= Non-Conservative Forces
= Work
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= Problem Solving
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collisions, conservation of energy, conservation of momentum, context-rich problems, gravitational potential energy, homework problems, springs, thinking problems, work
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E. Redish, (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/P&E.htm).
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E. Redish, Physics Suite Sample Problems: Momentum and Energy, (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/P&E.htm>.
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Redish, E. (2008, February 6). Physics Suite Sample Problems: Momentum and Energy. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group: http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/P&E.htm
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Sample Problems: Momentum and Energy. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, February 6, 2008. http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/P&E.htm (accessed 21 November 2014).
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Sample Problems: Momentum and Energy. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, 2004. 6 Feb. 2008. 21 Nov. 2014 <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/Problems/P&E.htm>.
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This is the full collection of Physics Suite problem sets developed by the University of Maryland PER group.  Topics include kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, rotational motion, gravitation, properties of matter, heat and temperature, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics.

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