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Playground Physics Turns Real-World Motion Into Graphs

Fun video app lets students track motion to explore physics concepts
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Title: Playground Physics
Summary: Fun video app lets students track motion to explore physics concepts

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Pros: Gets kids moving their bodies to explore science; the interface is ridiculously easy to use, and there are tons of available resources and lesson plans.
Cons: Motion tracks have to be built by hand, so it's not as magical as specialized data-logging hardware. Generated graphs can't easily be exported.
Bottom Line:This is a cheap way to get students out of their chairs to make physics real and tangible, empowering learners and encouraging curiosity.

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