Showing 39 experiments that use the Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor.

Middle School / Physical Science

Forces and Interactions

Students will explore the interactions between forces and motion and apply Newton's 1st and 3rd Laws of Motion.

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

High School / Physics

Newton's Second Law

Students measure the force on a cart and its resulting acceleration for a modified Atwood machine. They vary the weight on the hanger and create...

Source: Physics Lab Station Investigations

High School / Physics

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....

Source: Physics Lab Station Investigations

High School / Physics

Impulse and Change in Velocity

Students collide a cart into a spring bumper attached to a force sensor, while simultaneously measuring the velocity of the cart before, during,...

Source: Physics Lab Station Investigations

High School / Physics

Modeling the Force of Friction

Students measure the force of kinetic and static friction between a friction tray and dynamics track using a wireless force sensor. They vary...

Source: Physics Lab Station Investigations

High School / Physics

Newton's Second Law

Students measure the force on a cart and its resulting acceleration for a modified Atwood machine. They vary the weight on the hanger and create...

High School / Physics

Graphs of Motion

What do graphs of motion look like? The Smart Cart is a device that displays its motion—position, velocity, and acceleration—on your computer...

Source: Essential Physics 3rd Ed. Student Textbook

Middle School / Physical Science

Archimedes' Principle

In this lab, students will use force sensors to measure the change in gravitational force on an object in the air and on that same object immersed...

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Physical Science

Newton's First Law

In this lab, students will use motion and force sensors to determine how the change in an object’s motion is related to the force (push or...

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Physical Science

Newton's Third Law

In this lab, students will use two force sensors to measure a pair of oppositely directed forces.

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

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