Experiment with Energy and Force

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Centripetal Force with the GLX

In this experiment, students use the GLX to derive the centripetal force equation.

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/november_2005/home.html

Conservation of Energy

Students determine the relationship between the elastic potential energy of a spring and the rotational energy of several objects connected to the spring.

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Egg Stamper

In this experiment, students use their experimental data and theoretical calculations to stamp an egg with a mass suspended by a spring.

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Hooked on Springs

In this experiment, students will develop a relationship between the force and displacement of a spring.

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Inclined to Conserve

In this experiment, students will develop a relationship between kinetic and potential energy.

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/december_2002/home.html

Kinetic Energy and Applied Forces

Students will use a force sensor and motion sensor to discover the relationship between an applied force and the kinetic energy of a car accelerating on a track

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/october_2001/home.html

Newton's 2nd

In this experiment, students will experimentally determine Newton's 2nd Law.

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Newton's Incline

Students analyze the relationship between the angle of an incline and the Normal and Parallel forces of an object on the incline.

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/october_2004/home.html

Sliding Friction and Working

Students will use a Motion Sensor to discover the relationship between the force of sliding friction and the working on a sliding object.

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/november_2001/home.html

Slip Sliding Away

Students will use a force sensor and friction tray to discover the relationship between the static frictional force and normal force.

http://www.pasco.com/experiments/physics/march_2001/home.html