Showing 42 experiments that use the Wireless Motion Sensor.

Middle School / Physical Science

Simple Harmonic Motion

In this lab, students will use motion sensors to measure the period of a simple pendulum.

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Physical Science

Speed and Velocity

In this lab, students will use motion sensors to measure the position and velocity of a moving object.

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Earth Science

Mapping the Ocean Floor

In this lab, students will use a motion sensor to scan a cross-section of a simulated ocean floor terrain.

Source: Middle School Earth Science Teacher Guide

High School / STEM

Reading Graphs

In this activity, students will use motion sensors to generate motion graphs. Then, students will use the graphs to practice their graphical...

Source: STEM Module - Egg Drop

High School / STEM

Acceleration and Gravity

In this activity, students will use motion sensors to analyze how gravity affects the motion of falling objects varying in size and mass.

Source: STEM Module - Egg Drop

High School / STEM

Force

In this activity, students will use motion and force sensors to analyze the relationships between force, mass, and acceleration.

Source: STEM Module - Egg Drop

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....

Source: STEM Module - Egg Drop

High School / STEM

Momentum

In this activity, students will measure and compare changes in momentum for an object during elastic and inelastic collisions.

Source: STEM Module - Collisions

Elementary

Near and Far

In this lab, students use a motion sensor to describe the position of an object as being near or far from another object. This lab will help...

Source: Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

High School / Physics

Position: Match Graph

In this lab, students will use motion sensors to track and graph their motion in real time. Students will get a hands-on introduction to the...

Source: Physics Through Inquiry

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