This lab uses a FREE App called "CoachMyVideo" to record and analyze motion of toy cars. The product includes a detailed photographic guide to using the App, detailed procedure for recording video for data, detailed procedure for analyzing video using the app, and post-lab questions.
Students love using the App to record their experiments and then using features of the lab to collect data. Following the work with the App student construct and analyze motion diagrams and a position-time graph. This is a engaging way to introduce these topics to students. Check out the preview for a complete version of the teachers notes, a materials list, and samples of the student pages.
Each student group will require one iPad, iPod touch, or iPhone with the "CoachMyVideo" app.