Physics SSS2 First Term

Sub Theme: Interaction of matter, space and time



Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Identify a projectile motion
  2. Derive the range maximum height and time of flight.



Projectile refers to the motion of a body which travels freely in space but under the influence of gravity and air resistance. When a ball is kicked into the air, it will travel through space in a plane. The motion in a plane is a combination of upward and horizontal motion.

The path through which a projectile travels is called trajectory.


In sports;

  • Throwing of discus
  • Throwing of javelin

In warfare;

  • Firing of catapult
  • Shooting of arrows with bow
  • Launching.... View More

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