Recommended for Elementary through Middle School.
In this activity, you will race a car down a ramp. The fastest car will be the one that reaches the highest velocity going down the ramp. Velocity will be measured with a Motion Detector.
In this experiment, you will
- Prepare a car for a race.
- Measure velocity using a Motion Detector.
- Determine the fastest car in your class.
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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