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High School / Physics

Exploring a Rotating System

Students construct an experimental system composed of a horizontal meter stick mounted at its center on a pivot that is rotating from the torque...

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High School / PhysicsSTEM

Red Light/Green Light

Students create Blockly code that controls a wireless light source and Smart cart Motor based on inputs from a light sensor and a position sensor....

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High School / Physics

Exploring Torque

Students explore the concepts associated with torque and balance using the meter stick torque set. They develop the mathematical relationship...

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High School / Physics

Exploring Physical Pendulums

Students use a meter stick as a physical pendulum and explore the factors that affect the period and the mathematical properties of the physical...

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Middle School / Physical Science

Weight Drop Launch

Students will investigate how a weight drop launch style of roller coaster works using a //code.Node Cart. Additionally, they will create a Blockly...

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Heat of Fusion of Ice

This lab investigates the concept of conservation of energy as applied to calorimetry: In a closed system, the sum ofall materials that gain...

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Entropy

This lab investigates the concept of entropy as applied to calorimetry. The relationship between entropy andspontaneous processes is investigated.

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Calorimetry

This experiment teaches the concept of conservation of energy: In an isolated system, the sum of the heat that flowsout of the objects that cool...

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Middle School / Physical Science

Speed and Velocity

Students will investigate speed and velocity using the //code.Node Cart. Using the data they collect, they will create a two Blockly challenge...

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Middle School / Physical Science

Crash Test: Velocity and Inertia

Students will explore Newton's laws of motion using the //code.Node Cart to measure velocity and observing what occurs when it comes to a sudden...

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