High School / STEM

Impact Force

In this activity, students will use force sensors to measure forces produced during a collision. Then, they'll use their data to determine the best material for protecting fragile objects during a collision.


Student Files

5-STEM-Module-Egg-Drop-Impact-Force.pdf 182.65 KB

Featured Equipment

Force Acceleration Sensor

Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor

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

Discover Collision Bracket

This bracket fastens to the T-Slot of a dynamics track and securely holds the Force Sensor for measuring collisions with a cart.

Basic Smart Cart Metal Track 1.2 m System

The Basic Smart Cart and Metal Track 1.2m System includes two Wireless Smart Carts and a 1.2 m aluminum track without the accessories package.

Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.

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Source: Lab #05

STEM Module - Egg Drop

Impact Force