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Forces Part 2 Setup and Information

Setup Time Estimates

Setup Time Estimates
Initials of Tech Doing Setup Time Taken Notes


Student Stations

  • 1 Track
  • 2 Stop Brackets
  • 1 Force Probe
  • 1 Motion Sensor
  • 1 Black Bar
  • 1 Wooden Bar
  • 1 Hooked mass set
  • 1 thread WITH PAPERCLIP (Not the rubber bands)
  • 1 Super Pulley
  • 1 Box w/ Cushion

Instructor Stations

  • None

all components for lab

Setup Instructions

Student Stations

  1. Verify all materials are present before proceeding to set up lab.
  2. Start charging any uncharged AA batteries for the fans.
  3. Put out numbered tracks by station number and place the cart on it to verify level.
    1. If the cart moves then level the track.
  4. Track feet should be 100cm apart, check that they are at:
    1. 70cm and 170cm if on left side of room facing instructor.
    2. 60cm and 160cm if on right side of room facing instructor.
  5. Place the two stop brackets on the tracks
  6. Attach the thread to the end of the cart and run the thread through/under the stop bracket and over the super pulley.
  7. Attach the fans to the carts with 1-2 rubber bands for security. - No longer needed with the red/blue carts
  8. Put fully charged batteries in all fans.

Instructor Station

  1. None

Teardown Notes

  1. Remove batteries from all fans
  2. Used in next lab Energy as of 3/1/23
    1. Track
    2. Cart with signal blocker
    3. motion sensor



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