October Sky: Homer Proves His Innocence
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  • Physics → Motion → Free Fall Equation
  • Math → Trigonometry → Projectile Trajectory

Homer Hickam is accused of starting a fire by his teacher. He solves a kinematic free fall equation to prove his innocence.

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    Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

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