Projectile Motion

Morgan Van Der Brink


Projectile Motion- the form of motion in which an object is thrown near the Earth's surface, and it moves along a curved path under the action of gravity only.

Examples Of Projectile Motion


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Mount Etna's spectacular nighttime eruption: Volcano shoots lava into the air


During a volcano eruption, chunks of rocks and lava are ejected out of the volcano. These things are projectile volcanic bombs. For a projectile motion, an object has to be ejected, thrown, moved, etc. This is a perfect example, because the volcano blasts out the chunks of rocks and lava.