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Emily Boyle
Emily Boyle
(Bear Creek - United States)

Average speed inquiry lab

Inquiry lab on speed on an inclined plane

This is an inquiry lab using meter sticks and marbles. Concepts involving average speed, data collection, graphing, extrapolation and interpolation of data. This lab leads to students discovering concepts such as acceleration, friction and momentum.

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Average speed graphing and interpolation of data.

Students use meter sticks and a marble to record average speed at two different distances. They record and graph the data, then interpolate the location at a further distance. Extensions and open inquiry options available.

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Average Speed lab with a Ramp

This is a guided inquiry lab using a ramp, changing the slope of the ramp and collecting data using one variable affecting speed.

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Average speed lab with various masses

Average speed lab calculations with a ramp and using various types of balls. The mass of these balls must be calculated. Good vareity of balls include tennis, golf, ping pong, bouncy, marble, soft baseball, hand ball, etc.

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