PhysOct11 - spring Background information Hypothesis make a...

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October 11 Physics
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In: Describe the force as you stretch a rubberband
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Objective: To learn about Hooke’s Law Success criteria: To measure the K of a spring
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Robert Hooke
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Hooke’s Law Force=-K Δ x K is the spring constant, measured in  newtons/meter - means that the spring is pulling in the  opposite direction of the stretch Δ x is the amount of stretch in meters
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Hooke’s Law: force vs distance graph:
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Lab: Hooke’s Law Problem: Measure the spring constant of a given 
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Unformatted text preview: spring. Background information Hypothesis: make a guess, K=force of the spring stretched 1 meter Procedure: diagram and explanation Data: make a table Analysis: graph, calculations Conclusion: Out: How does Hooke’s law apply to your mousetrap car? Remember your synthesis! What you own, what you don’t understand...
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