Do you ever wonder if trucks would roll down a hill faster when they have a full load or when they are empty? This activity will help you test a truck on a downhill ramp. You will discover whether the truck goes faster when it is lighter or as you add weight to its load.
In this activity, you will
Use Go! Motion to measure the time it takes a truck to go down a ramp.
Predict what will happen as you add weight to the truck.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.