Teachers apply concepts of conservation of kinetic and potential energy to a loop setup with this activity.
- Metal Ramp with Loop
- Two Metal Balls
- Thirty-Page Lab Manual
- For Exploring Concepts of Conservation of Kinetic and Potential Energy
- Students Use Video Analysis in Two Extensions
Students use video analysis in two extensions to investigate normal force on a roller coaster rider.
A 30-page lab manual with activities and extensions provides material for approximately three to four hours of class time.
Certifications: Meets 15 Next Generation Science Standards concepts and 17 Common Core Standards.
Ordering information: This kit includes a metal ramp with loop and two metal balls. The Visual Scientifics Base is required but not included.