Momentum Conservation

Activity Name Data Strand Level NGSS Practices Topic
Calculate the Z Mass (2 comments)

Students use conservation laws and vector addition to calculate the Z mass from event displays.

LHC Level 1 1 4 5 7 Data Analysis, Momentum Conservation
Plotting LHC Discovery (0 comments)

Students explore features of mass plots of a well-understood particle and apply what they have learned to plots from new discoveries.

LHC Level 1 4 6 7 Data Analysis, Momentum Conservation
Calculate the Top Quark Mass (4 comments)

Students use conservation laws and vector addition to calculate the top mass from event displays.

Cosmic Ray, LHC Level 1 1 4 5 7 Data Analysis, Momentum Conservation
CMS Masterclass (0 comments)

Students are physicists for a day at a university or lab where they work with physicists to learn how to analyze real particle physics data in the form of event displays.

LHC Level 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 Data Analysis, Momentum Conservation
CMS Data Express (1 comment)

CMS Data Express is a short investigation in which students inspect and characterize W or Z events from the LHC.

LHC Level 2 4 5 8 Data Analysis, Measurement, Momentum Conservation, Motion of Charged Particles
TOTEM Data Express (1 comment)

Use quantum physics and LHC data to estimate the size of the proton.

LHC Level 2 4 5 8 Data Analysis, Measurement, Momentum Conservation, Other
ATLAS Data Express (0 comments)

ATLAS Data Express is a short investigation in which students inspect and characterize Z events in the LHC and distinguish muons from electrons.

LHC Level 2 4 5 8 Data Analysis, Measurement, Momentum Conservation