Lab: Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Before Class Preparation:

  • Read the procedure to prepare for the lab
  • Go to the Google Classroom and complete the pre-lab questions:
    • Research Question
    • Identify variables
    • Brief theory behind your question and derivation of the equation that fits your research question
    • Linearization prediction
  • Everyone in your group must submit the Pre-Lab Form in order to proceed with data collection on Lab Day
  • Read Sparkvue review
  • Lab Performance Observational Rubric

In Class Activity:

  • 30 minutes to collect data, then swap with table partners
  • Conservation of Mechanical Energy Lab
  • Finish Roller Coaster questions

After Class Work:

  • Self Quiz
  • Start write up