This quantitative, inquiry based laboratory exercise for physics or physical science classes uses a force board in a static situation. According to Newton's Second Law, in such a situation, all of the forces cancel out.
This laboratory exercise uses a force board
, which is sold by numerous vendors such as Flinn Scientific.
Applicable to Physical Science, Physics, Honors Physics, and AP Physics classes.
Instructor's Notes and Student Worksheets are included.
This exercise covers portions of the following California State Science Standards
Physics - Motion and Forces
Investigation and Experimentation