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Change in Kinetic Energy

Students use a modified Atwood machine to study how the change in kinetic energy is related to the net force applied and distance travelled. They use sensors to collect position, velocity and force data. They analyze the relationship between the kinetic energy of the cart and the distance it travelled, discovering the work-energy theorem.

Source: Physics Lab Station Investigations

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