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West Phila. students learn physics through basketball

Shelli Gimelstein

The Daily Pennsylvanian

Thursday, October 6, 2011

This spring, students in West Philadelphia will take basketball from the court to the computer screen.

With the help of Penn’s outreach program Moelis Access Science, they will be simulating the parabolic trajectory of a basketball and learning the physics behind it using two-dimensional equations of motion.

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