2012 Mar 09. This post references this task.
So, anyways, they could see plain as day about the object’s motion, seeing the way that the vertical component of velocity goes towards zero, inspecting the horizontal component and seeing that it stays more or less the same. Again, the clarity of the image made it so they could see it, without me having to tell them. Good! Success! Time to move on! “Wait!” the kid yells. “Does he make the shot?”
Sometimes the picture asks a question so loudly you have to answer it.
2011 Mar 09. Andrew Stadel:
Best quote from a kid: “Can we watch the video to see if he makes it?” No, we have to finish our graphs “It’s killing me. I gotta know!”