Kevin Zhen
Analyzing an Object in Uniform
Acceleration Motion
Lab # 5
Thursday
Pd:8-9
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was so that my classmates and I can examine the motion
of an object moving with constant positive acceleration.
Introduction: My classma
Mapping Electric Fields
Lab # 16
2/18/11
Pd: 8-9
Kevin Zhen
Purpose: To test the concept of equiv.-potential lines to map out the electric field around
various charged objects
Introduction: Electric fields are produced around charged objects and extend ou
Kevin Zhen
Estimating Length and Mass
And Converting between British
And Metric Units
Lab #: 2
Thursday
Period: 9
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to estimate the length and mass of an object, using
factor label method to convert from the British syst
Kevin Zhen
Static Electricity - Analyzing the
Behavior of Charged Objects
Lab #: 16
2/11/11
Thursday
PD: 8-9
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to see and study the movement of how the pith
balls motion move when electrons are given and taken away makin
Kevin Zhen
Making and Analyzing Graphs
Lab Number: 1
9/16/10
Thursday
Period: 8-9
Into/ Purpose: In this lab, the main purpose was to be able to properly make and
interpret information from graphs. In this lab, my classmates and I were to make graphs
and
Kevin Zhen
Solving Problems Involving
Vector Addition
11/5/10
PD: 8-9
Purpose: The purpose of this lab was to solve problems that involve the vector addition.
Introduction: My classmates and I were solving the equations by graphing them and/or to
solve th
Kevin Zhen
Mapping Magnetic Fields
4/5/11
Thursday
Lab # 22
Pd: 8-9
Purpose:
To find the magnetic field using iron fillers.
Introduction:
This lab my classmates and I were to place the iron filter in between two bar magnet
to see how is their shape look l
Kevin Zhen
Analyzing an Object in
Uniform Acceleration Motion
10/14/10
Thursday
Pd. 8-9
Purpose: To find the velocity or speed of the object that is increasing by the same amount
each second.
Introduction: In this lab my classmates and I were to use a min
Questions:
1. Plot a graph of Work Input (y-axis) versus Kinetic Energy (x-axis). [Graph A]. As you
have done from previous labs, construct the best straight line from the data you have. Do
not construct zigzag lines.
See the graph.
2. Plot a graph of Kin
Questions:
1a. Using the data from Table 1, plot a graph of Force (Fc)[y-axis] vs. speed (v)[x-axis].
See the graph paper.
1b. Using the data from Table 1, plot a graph of Force (Fc)[y-axis] vs. acceleration (ac)[xaxis].
See the graph paper.
2a. Using the
Questions:
1. In your own words, describe how Millikan was able to determine the charge on an
electron.
Between two a positive and negatively charged plate, Millikan placed negatively charged oil
drops. Then, he found the mass of each oil droplet and foun
Questions:
1a. Plot a graph of Fnet (y-axis) versus experimental acceleration (x-axis). [Graph A]. As
you have done from previous lab, construct the best straight line from the data you have.
Do NOT construct zigzag lines.
See the graph paper.
b. From the
Questions:
Wood on Wood (questions 1-2)
1a. Using the data from Data Table 1A, plot a graph of F f (Force due to friction) vs. F N
(Normal Force). From the graph, calculate the Coefficient of Friction () for the largest
surface area.
See the graph paper.
Purpose
In this laboratory you will examine the motion of an object moving with constant positive
acceleration. This means that the velocity or speed of the object is increasing by the same
amount each second. As in last weeks lab for Uniform Motion, usin
Questions:
1. What do the momentum ratios (mada)/(mbdb) suggest about the magnitude of the
momentum of Cart A relative to the magnitude of the momentum of Cart B? How
does this ratio support The law of Conservation of Momentum?
The momentum ratios are abo
Questions:
1. Plot a graph of Voltage (Y-axis) vs Current (X-axis) for each of your four lengths of
Nichrome wire. You should plot all four graphs on the same graph axis.
See the graph paper.
2. For each of the graphs you made above, determine the slope o
Questions:
1. Using the data from Table #1, plot a graph of wavelength (Y-axis) vs. frequency (X-axis).
What type of relationship exists between wavelength and frequency? How can you tell.
Wavelength and frequency are inversely proportional. If you increa
Questions:
1. Define the following terms: Incident ray, Reflected Ray, Normal, Angle of Incidence,
Angle of Reflection.
An incident ray is a ray of light that hits a surface. A reflected ray is the return of light rays from
a surface. A normal is a line a
Questions:
1. Compare the similarities and differences between a magnetic field and an electric field.
For the similarities, first, both electric and magnetic field are conservative forces and are non-contact
forces. Also, they obey inverse square law. Th
Questions:
1. Describe the difference between a longitudinal wave and a transverse wave. Give some
examples of each.
The difference between a longitudinal wave and a transverse wave is that in a longitudinal wave,
particles vibrate parallel to the motion
Questions:
1. Knowing R= V/I calculate the resistance of each light bulb and record on your data
sheet.
See the paper.
2. Knowing P= V*I calculate the wattage of each light bulb and record on your data table.
See the paper.
3. From the data you obtained,
Answers to Questions:
1a. The relationship between mass and volume in Table 1 is directly proportional since the graph is linear,
and has a straight diagonal line passing through the points.
1b. The independent variable is volume, which makes mass the dep
Purpose
In this laboratory exercise, we will use the concepts of Equipotential Lines to map am electric
field around various charged objects.
Intro
In this lab, my group and I used Mylar conducting sheets, a battery, conducting wires, and a
hand probe I o
Purpose
In this laboratory exercise, we will use "Ohm's Law" to determine the resistance of a Nichrome
wire. We will explore how the resistance of a wire depends upon its length. Finally, we will
examine the relationship between voltage and current graphi
Purpose
In this laboratory exercise, we will use milli-cans containing washers to simulate charged oil
droplets containing electrons. We will then use a triple-beam balance and mathematical logic to
determine the weight of a single washer in the same way
Measuring Voltage and Current in a Series Circuit
Introduction:
A series circuit consists of resistors connected one after another
in such a way that the current in the circuit travels about a single
path. Consequently, the current anywhere in a series ci
Mapping Electric Fields
Introduction:
An electric field may be defined as a region of space such that when an object containing
a charge is placed within that region a force acts upon the charge. The characteristics of an
electric field are often represen
Questions
1. In your own words, describe how Millikan was able to determine the charge on an
electron.
Place negatively charged oil drop between a positively charged and negatively
charged (bottom) plates. Then, adjust the voltage until the force of gravi
Using the Law of Reflection to Locate the Image of an Object
Introduction:
When light rays are reflected from a surface, the rays are found to be reflected in such a
way that the angle of reflection is equal to the angle of incidence. This is known as the
Measuring Voltage and Current in a Parallel Circuit
Introduction:
A parallel circuit consists of resistors connected individually across a common voltage
source (battery). Consequently, the voltage across any element (resistors, light bulb, etc.)
is the s
Purpose
In this laboratory exercise you will examine the motion of an object moving with constant
velocity (i.e., constant speed and direction). Such motion is called Uniform Motion. Using data
obtained from this lab, you will construct graphs of speed vs