charlie's angels

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

 

Concept featured in film:Projectile Motion

Location of clip: DVD: Chapter 18

 

Play Flickclip Here

Summary of clip: In this clip Dylan is in charge of guarding the client. After waking up and realizing that the client is not with her she finds him with the female antagonist. She then realizes that the client is actually the villain. The scene ends with Dylan getting shot and then rewinding to show the clip in slow motion. You see that Dylan does not actually get shot and how she survives the situation.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: During the slow motion part of the clip you get to see the bullet projected from the gun.

Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

2. Students can study projectile motion at the following website: http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/
gbssci/phys/Class/vectors/u3l2b.html

3. This clip can be used to introduce Newton's Second Law of Motion. A fun way to do this is to build and shoot rockets. A good rocket building lesson can be found at: http://wings.avkids.com/Curriculums/
Forces_Motion/rocketlaunch_summary.html

4. Have students correlate this scene to all Newton's laws