Recommended for Elementary through High School.
Graphs made using a Motion Detector can be used to study motion. In this experiment, you will use a Motion Detector to make graphs of your own motion.
In this experiment, you will
- Use a Motion Detector to measure position, velocity, and acceleration.
- Produce graphs of your motion.
- Analyze the graphs you produce.
- Match position vs. time and velocity vs. time graphs.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.
You may also need an interface and software for data collection. What do I need for data collection?
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