Online game: Angle, Initial speed, and Mass in Projectile motion (PhET/UC Boulder)

Posted on August 17, 2010 by


Interactive game to hit a target with a projectile by setting the initial speed and angle.

Blast a Buick out of a cannon! Learn about projectile motion by firing various objects. Set the angle, initial speed, and mass. Add air resistance. Make a game out of this simulation by trying to hit a target.



PhET is a collection of online science and math simulations sponsored by the University of Colorado, Boulder. They can be run from any web browser provided Java/and or Flash are installed on your local computer.