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Acceleration Setup and Information

Setup Time Estimates

Setup Time Estimates
Initials of Tech Doing Setup Time Taken Notes


Student Stations

  • 1 Cart track
  • 1 Red or blue pasco cart
  • 1 Cart fan
  • 1 Signal bouncer
  • 1 Motion sensor
  • 1 Hackie sack
  • 1 Roll of blue tape

Instructor Stations

  • Stack of graph paper
  • Extra Fans
  • Extra Carts

student station lab equipment items: 1 motion sensor, 1 cart, 1 signal bouncer, 1 cart fan, 1 hackie sack

Setup Instructions

Student Stations

  1. Verify that all materials are present ebfore proceeding to set up the lab.
  2. Check that all batteries were removed from fans and begin charging all AA batteries.
  3. Place Cart Tracks at the stations matching their number labels
  4. Verify tracks are level by placing the cart on the center of the track
    1. If the cart doesn’t remain solidly stationary, then level the track.
  5. Insert fully charged batteries into all fans.

Instructor Station

  1. Verify levels are at front of room.
  2. Leave bin of Hackie sacks on instructor station.
  3. Place extra fans with charged batteries at instructor station.
  4. Verify there are extra available charged batteries in back, charge any uncharged AAs.
  5. Verify the free fall demo device is available and some pre done strips are nearby.

Teardown Notes

  1. Remove batteries from all fans and place in discharged battery bin.



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