Showing 39 experiments that use the Wireless Force Acceleration Sensor.

Middle School / Physical Science

Simple Machines and Force

In this lab, students will use force sensors to measure the force required to lift a mass with varying configurations of fixed and moveable pulleys.

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Physical Science

Work and Mechanical Advantage

In this lab, students will use force sensors to measure the force required to lift a mass with varying configurations of fixed and moveable pulleys,...

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Life Science

Muscle Fatigue

In this lab, students will use force sensors to investigate and observe changes in the muscular movement of bones during a prolonged period of...

Source: Middle School Life Science Teacher Guide

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

Impact Force

In this activity, students will use force sensors to measure forces produced during a collision. Then, they'll use their data to determine the...

Source: STEM Module - Egg Drop

High School / STEM

Peak Force

In this lab, students will observe the magnitude and consistency of the force required to cause structural failure.

Source: STEM Module - Collisions

High School / STEM

Area Under a Curve

In this activity, students will use rectangular approximations to find the area under a curve.

Source: STEM Module - Collisions

High School / STEM

Impulse Momentum

In this activity, students will compare the change in momentum before and after a collision to the force experienced during the collision (impulse).

Source: STEM Module - Collisions

Elementary

Heavy and Heavier

In this lab, students use a force sensor to measure weight. This lab should help students recognize that an object's weight is not necessarily...

Source: Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

Elementary

Conservation of Matter

In this lab, students use a force sensor to demonstrate that the weight of a whole object is equal to the sum of its parts' weights.

Source: Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

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