High School / Physics

Newton's Second Law

In this lab, students will use force and motion sensors to study the relationship between the net force applied to an object, the acceleration of the object, and the object's mass.

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Motion Sensor

Wireless Motion Sensor

The Wireless Motion Sensor uses ultrasound to measure the position, velocity, and acceleration of objects.

Force Acceleration Sensor

Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor

The Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor simultaneously measures force, acceleration, and rotational velocity without the inconvenience of wires.

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Newton's Second Law