AAPT/PTRA Role of the Laboratory: The Yellow Light Problem Documents
Jim Nelson and
In this activity from the PTRA manual "The Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics", students investigate the timing of a traffic light to see if it is appropriately set. This activity provides a real world example of the use of kinematics. See Man Made World Laboratory Manual, ISBN 07-019506-4, published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972.
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Published January 1, 1995
Last Modified June 18, 2006