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Vernier Software & Technology

A Den of Inquiry, Volume 2


A Den of Inquiry, Volume 2, is a collection of 16 sensor-based activities for introductory physics. Topics include kinematics, mechanics and energy; activities emphasize data analysis and modeling. Either Fathom 2.1 or Logger Pro software can be used. Each lab includes blackline masters for student handouts and extensive teacher notes, including extensions and options for making the activities more open-ended.

For further inquiry, A Den of Inquiry, Volume 1 is available.

Table of Contents

  1. Counting Clips
  2. Measuring Paragraphs
  3. Hooke’s Law with Tension Springs
  4. Hanging Isosceles Triangle
  5. Buoyancy and Density
  6. A Weight on a Table
  7. Dynamic Teeter Totter
  8. Rolling for Data
  9. Rolling Down Ramps Redux
  10. Rolling Friction
  11. Pendulum and Energy Conservation
  12. Falling Rulers
  13. Kinetic Friction on a Ramp
  14. Bouncing Balls and Energy Loss
  15. The Elevator
  16. Impulse: the Physics of Crashing and Bouncing
  17. Vertical Pendulum

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