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Vernier Video Physics Contest Winners

To celebrate the introduction of our first mobile video analysis app, we asked you to take it for a spin and share with us your favorite insights. As usual, we were impressed with your ability to find fascinating science in everyday life! From the motion of a supermarket checkout conveyor belt to the flow of a creek, Video Physics can come in handy when you’re on the move. View the winning entries from ten fantastic physics teachers, download the video and Logger Pro files, and get Video Physics from the iTunes App Store.

Grand Prize Winners

  1. Rex Rice, Gabe de la Paz, Rob Laux,
    Ryan King & Jennifer Adams

    Clayton High School, Clayton, MO

    Download Video: MP4, WebM, Ogg

    Visualize centripetal acceleration in the motion of a hoverpuck anchored by a string, then observe what happens when the centripetal force is removed… by a blowtorch!
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

  2. Bobby Quimpo

    West Central High School, Francesville, IN

    Download Video: MP4, WebM, Ogg

    Observe the beauty of mathematics in the motion of everyday objects. A steel can traces a cycloid while rolling on a table.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

  3. Dale Basler

    Appleton East High School, Appleton, WI

    Download Video: MP4, WebM, Ogg

    Can you investigate physics at the grocery store? Yes you can! Check out the frame of reference of a supermarket checkout.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

Second Prize Winners

  1. Tom Pasquini

    Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH

    The motion of this bouncing ball may puzzle and amaze you.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

  2. Jennifer Meyer

    Parkway Central High School, Chesterfield, MO

    Observe and analyze the physics of a dive.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

  3. Chris Carman

    Theodore Roosevelt High School, Kent, OH

    Video Physics goes beyond physics! Join a high school environmental club and Davey Elementary in investigating creek flow.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

  4. Bobby Quimpo

    West Central High School, Francesville, IN

    An impressive balancing act is a wonderful subject for analysis with Video Physics.
    Download Video and Logger Pro File

Grand Prize Winners received an iPod Touch with HD Video recording. Second Prize Winners received iTunes gift cards.

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