Today we worked on the elephant promblem. In the elephant problem we saw a elephant jump on a trampolene and do flip. He asked us 5 questions. 1. Write about 5 different things in the video that relate to energy. We said walking to climbing stairs. Stairs to trampoline. standing on trampoline to jumping on it. At the peak of height falling. From trampoline to walking. 2. Describe or draw intial and final states. 3. Include your choose of system. We said The elephant, trampoline, and earth. 4. Create three diffrent representation( picture, bar chart, number statement.) to demonstrate the changes that occured during the process.5. Is the elephant situation realistic in terms of the physics and energy? Explain.
If you want to see the video go to youtube.com and type in elephant jumping on trampoline
Then we went to a website(colorado.edu) and played a game energy skate park. It was a person on a ramp going back and fourth.