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Name: _____________________________ Date: ________________________ Student Exploration: Force and Fan Carts Vocabulary: force, friction, position, speedPrior Knowledge Questions (Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo.)1. If you are pushing a shopping cart and you start pushing harder, what happens? _________________________________________________________________________ 2. What happens to a shopping cart if you get it rolling and then release it? _________________________________________________________________________ Gizmo Warm-up 1. In the Gizmo, turn the fan Off. Click Play (). Did the cart move? _________________ 2. Click Reset (). Press the Lowfan speed button to turn on the fan. Click Play. What happened? ____________________________________________ 3. A forceis something that causes change in motion. What provided the force that made the cart speed up? ____________________________________________ 4. The VSeedRPeWeU VhRZV Whe caUW¶V speed, orhow fast it moves. A speed of 30 cm per second means the cart moves 30 cm every second. What was the final speed of the cart? _________________________________________________________________________ 5. Frictionis a force that works against motion as surfaces rub each other. Click TheshoppingcartstartstomovefasteritsgoingtomovebyitselfgoingaheadNothecartmovedandspedupthefanReset. Select the No Frictionsurface. Click Play. What was the final speed this time? _________________________________________________________________________ GuletM1mph134.3cmperSec
Activity A: Force and motion Get the Gizmo ready: xClick Reset. xChange the Surfaceto Wood. xBe sure there are no objects on the cart.

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