Name (s): Vijitha Kantety
Date : June 12 , 2016
Virtual Lab- Acceleration and velocity on a frictionless inclined plane and free fall
Theory: Free Fall means a falling object is only under the influence of gravity. In fee fall
we can ignore air resistance

Lab 9- Pendulum and the Calculation of g
Vijitha Kantety
June 26, 2016
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Abstract
A. Experiment Summary
1. The students will learn about pendulums and how to calculate the period of a
pendulum which is dependent on the length of the pendulum. They will
c

Lab 10- Friction
Vijitha Kantety
June 26, 2016
PHYS-1405
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Abstract
A. Experiment Summary
1. Students will explore the concept of friction. Using a spring scale, students
will pull wood blocks with varying surface compositions to calculate the
coeffi

Lab 11- Hookes Law
Vijitha Kantety
June 26, 2016
PHYS-1405
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Abstract
A. Experiment Summary
1. Students will investigate Hookes law and determine the spring constant for
two springs and a rubber band. Students will stretch two different springs and
a

Lab 13- Specific Heat Capacity of Metals
Vijitha Kantety
PHYS-1405
July 8, 2016
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Abstract
A. Experiment Summary
1. Students will learn about specific heat capacity and how to calculate it. They
will set up a calorimeter to measure the heat changes of tw

Lab 12 Simple Machine Lever
Vijitha Kantety
June 26, 2016
PHYS-1405
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Abstract
A. Experiment Summary
1. Students will learn about the mechanical advantage of machines and how to
calculate the efficiency of a machine. They will construct first, second, an

Lab 7- Conservation of Matter
Vijitha Kantety
June 19, 2016
PHYS-1405
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Abstract
A. In this experiment, the conductors created collisions using marbles of varying
masses and observed and measured the effects. They calculated the conservation of
momentum