High School / STEM

Air Drag

In this activity, students will use motion sensors to observe that an object in free fall's velocity is related to the net force on the object. Additionally, students will learn that air drag produces a force with direction opposite to the fall.

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Motion Sensor

Wireless Motion Sensor

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

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Source: Lab #04

STEM Module - Egg Drop

Air Drag