This lab is not an inquiry activity. Without a motion sensor, the students cannot determine independently that the final velocity is double the average velocity. This activity does, however, make this concept concrete in their minds. By doing only word problems, students would get the concept but forget it immediately. This activity gives them a hook on which to hang the concept and something concrete with which to connect it.
Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/30/2009Stock # PB240X_4