Free Fall Laboratory
Lab 2b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Qualitatively describe acceleration in free fall
2. Understand that free fall acceleration is independent of mass in a vacuum
3. Predict vertical p
Calorimetry
Lab 6a
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Compare the order of specific heat values of different substances
2. Calculate the specific heat of a substance from simulated data
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II. Instructions
Open
Microscopic Heat
Lab 5b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Describe temperature in terms of kinetic energy of particles
2. Describe change in temperature as a result of transfer of kinetic energy
3. Describe th
Centripetal Force
Lab 4b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the x- and y-displacement of an object in circular motion in each of the four
quadrants
2. Describe the relationship between acceleration on
Pressure and Depth
Lab 7b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Explain liquid pressure in terms of the force of gravity
2. Describe the additive effect of atmospheric pressure and
3. Compare the relative magnitud
Universal Gravitation
Lab 5a
Introduction:
Every object around you is attracted to you. In fact, every object in the galaxy is attracted to every other object
in the galaxy. Newton postulated and Cavendish confirmed that all objects with mass are attracte
Center of Mass
Lab 4a
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the meaning of "center of mass"
2. Describe the meaning of "axis of rotation"
3. Explain what happens to moment of inertia when the mass is incr
VECTOR PROPERIES
Lab 1a
Vector Properties
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Describe a vector as representing a quantity that has magnitude and direction
2. Explain that the tip, or head, of a vector represent
Air Track
Lab 3a
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Calculate final velocity in an elastic collision.
2. Calculate final velocity in an inelastic collision.
3. Compare and contrast conservation of momentum and
Position, Velocity and Acceleration
Lab 1b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Qualitatively describe the motion of an object of known velocity and acceleration
2. Qualitatively describe the motion of an object
Density Lab
2a
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Determine the volume of an object by water displacement
2. Determine the mass of an object on balance
3. Decide if an object will float in a fluid if the densit
Ideal Gas
Lab 6b
I. Objectives
After completing this simulation, the student will be able to:
1. Describe how pressure of an ideal gas varies with volume at constant temperature
2. Describe the effect on pressure of adding more ideal gas to a system
3. De