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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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High School / Physics

Smart Cart Meetup

Students collect data of the speed of a Smart cart powered by a Smart Cart Motor as a function of the power setting. They use the data to create...

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College / Physics

Electrical Equivalent of Heat

The purpose of this experiment is to determine the amount of electrical energy that is equivalent to a certain amount of thermal energy. This...

Source: Complete Experiments: Thermodynamics

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College / Physics

Induction: Magnet through a Coil

The purpose of this experiment is to examine Faraday’s Law of Induction. A magnet will be dropped through a coil and the voltage across the...

Source: Universal 550 Physics Experiment Manual

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College / Physics

Magnetic Field Mapping

The purpose of this experiment is to help visualize the magnetic field by using small compasses to trace magnetic field lines for a dipole, a...

Source: Universal 550 Physics Experiment Manual

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