The purpose of this inquiry-based, quantitative laboratory exercise for physics or physical science classes is to examine one dimensional motion with constant acceleration.
An acceleration timer
Instructor's notes, student worksheets, and equipment resources are included.
This laboratory exercise comes bundled with General Guidelines for Laboratory Reports
, and Derivation of Instantaneous Velocity
This laboratory exercise can be used in conjunction with Laboratory: Acceleration Due to Gravity
Applicable to Physics, Honors Physics, and AP Physics courses.
This exercise covers portions of the following California State Science Standards
Physics - Motion and Forces
Investigation and Experimentation