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High School / Physics

Exploring Physical Pendulums

Students use a meter stick as a physical pendulum and explore the factors that affect the period and the mathematical properties of the physical...

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Heat of Fusion of Ice

This lab investigates the concept of conservation of energy as applied to calorimetry: In a closed system, the sum ofall materials that gain...

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Entropy

This lab investigates the concept of entropy as applied to calorimetry. The relationship between entropy andspontaneous processes is investigated.

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College / ChemistryPhysics

Calorimetry

This experiment teaches the concept of conservation of energy: In an isolated system, the sum of the heat that flowsout of the objects that cool...

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High School / Earth SciencePhysics

Locating an Earthquake Epicenter

Students model earthquake P and S waves using Smart Carts connected to a Smart Cart Motor. They measure the known speed of the carts and the...

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High School / Physics

Testing Coulomb's Friction Model

Students will use a Smart Cart with a Smart Cart Motor and friction block to measure the force of kinetic friction at various constant speeds....

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High School / Physics

Vector Components of Velocity

Students explore the relationship between the velocity of an object and its vector components. They use a Smart Cart with a Smart Cart Motor...

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High School / Physics

Relative Motion

The purpose of this lab is to study motion relative to a moving reference frame. The velocity of a Smart Cart as measured by the cart's motion...

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High School / Physics

Graph Matching

In this lab, the velocity of a Smart Cart Motor is controlled by a Blockly program using an equation of motion.Students change the initial velocity...

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High School / Physics

Average and Instantaneous Velocity

In this activity, students use a Smart Cart Motor attached to a Smart Cart to investigate the differences and relationship between average velocity...

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