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Video Overview


In this experiment, you will measure your gripping power. You will see if your gripping power changes as you grip an object for a longer time. You will also compare your gripping power with your classmates.


In this experiment, you will

  • Use a Gas Pressure Sensor to measure your gripping power.
  • See which of your hands has the greater gripping power.
  • Learn what happens to your gripping power as time goes by.
  • Compare your gripping power with your classmates.

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following sensors and equipment. Additional equipment may be required.

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This experiment is #18 of Middle School Science with Vernier. The experiment in the book includes student instructions as well as instructor information for set up, helpful hints, and sample graphs and data.

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