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Get a Grip!

Figure from experiment 17 from Elementary Science with Vernier


In this experiment, you will measure your grip strength. You will see if your grip strength changes as you grip an object for a longer time. You will also compare your grip strength 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 Vernier sensors and equipment.

Option 1

Option 2

Additional Requirements

You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?

Standards Correlations

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Experiment 17 from Elementary Science with Vernier Lab Book

<em>Elementary Science with Vernier</em> book cover

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