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Lab Assignment Sheet Exploring Springs, Scales, and Hooke’s Law (Week 9) Model or Topic Explored: We will be exploring the Elastic Force Particle, by looking at a classic example of Hooke’s law, updated using the sensors and advanced data collection ability of the IOLab unit. You will be determining the spring constant of the spring provided with the unit, or any spring available at home, in this lab using the graphical and mathematical representations. Name: Emily Davis Date: Aug. 17 Observables: Spring will stretch Spring will bounce back We will apply force to move the IOLab unit. The IOLab unit will move. Measureables: The force on the sensor The displacement of the spring Constants: the spring Problem Statement: How does __the force__ depend on _displacement for a spring_?

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