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Demo: Collisions

Collide two Smart Carts of equal mass: As viewed on the Vector Displays, the forces are equal and opposite and the accelerations are equal and opposite. Collide two carts of unequal mass: The forces are equal and opposite but the acceleration of the heavier cart is smaller than that of the lighter cart.

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Blue Smart Cart Demonstration Kit

The Blue Smart Cart Demonstration Kit comes with a Blue Smart Cart and all the accessories you need to perform amazing physics demonstrations in kinematics and dynamics. 

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The Red Smart Cart Demonstration Kit comes with a Red Smart Cart and all the accessories you need to perform amazing physics demonstrations in kinematics and dynamics. 

Smart Cart Vector Display

The Smart Cart Vector Display adds visual vectors to your Smart Cart for Force, Acceleration, or Velocity. Connect to the Smart Cart’s accessory port to Visualize vectors in real time!

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