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Free Fall Error Analysis Setup and Information

Setup Time Estimates

Setup Time Estimates
Initials of Tech Doing Setup Time Taken Notes


Student Stations

  • Stand
  • Elbow Clamp
  • Photogate
  • Picket Fence
  • Padded Foam Box

Instructor Stationsnone

lab equipment used

Setup Instructions

Student Stations

  1. Verify that all materials are present before proceeding to setting up lab.
  2. Stands should be in room with elbow clamps already on them.
  3. Insert the photogate into the elbowclamp.
  4. Plug the photogate into the logger pro digi/sonic 1
  5. Places the padded box under the photogate.
  6. Check that photogate is higher than the length of the picket fence above the padded box, raise if not.

Instructor Station

  1. If Requested setup the projectile launcher in front of the big grid to replicate the images
    1. The first image is launched horizontally at 100 cm up
    2. The second is launched at an angle.

Teardown Notes

  1. None


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