Equipment: Force platform with cable, handles, instruction manual, PASCO interface, laptop with Capstone software.
Setup: The platform plugs into the interface, and can then be treated similarly to a more common force sensor. Because Capstone will display the force on the platform as a function of time, a variety of demonstrations can be done, including dropping an object onto the platform from different heights, using a cushion as a shock absorber, jumping up and down on the platform, and much more- refer to the included instruction manual.
Location: Shelf B-d6
Keywords: Gravity, Acceleration, Weight, Mass, Pound