# ForceFanCartsSE.pdf - Grant Wheeler 09 06 20 Name Date...

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Name: _____________________________ Date: ________________________ Student Exploration: Force and Fan Carts Vocabulary : force, friction, position, speed Prior 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 Low fan speed button to turn on the fan. Click Play . What happened? ___________________________________________ 3. A force is something that causes change in motion. What provided the force that made the cart speed up? ___________________________________________ It moved The fan Grant Wheeler 09 06 20 It goes faster It will start to slowdown No
2019 4. The VSeedRPeWeU VhRZV Whe caUW¶V speed , or how 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. Friction is a force that works against motion as surfaces rub each other. Click Reset . Select the No Friction surface. Click Play . What was the final speed this time? _________________________________________________________________________ I 22.7cm per second