# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 18310496

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe how a gun barrel affects the flight of a projectile.

Definition

Description should include differences in rifling (i.e., lands and grooves).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What determines the number of lands and grooves found on a bullet?
  • What factors can affect the deformation of the bullet?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.5

The student will investigate and understand the interrelationships among mass, distance, force, and time through mathematical and experimental processes. Key concepts include
  1. linear motion;
  2. uniform circular motion;
  3. projectile motion;
  4. Newton’s laws of motion;
  5. gravitation;
  6. planetary motion; and
  7. work, power, and energy.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

2. The Core Concepts of Technology

 

8. The Attributes of Design

 

TSA Competitive Events

Flight Endurance