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In the FlinnPREP Inquiry Lab for AP® Physics 1: Coefficient of Friction students identify the physical variables that affect the force of friction between two objects.

Includes access to exclusive FlinnPREP™ digital content to combine the benefits of classroom, laboratory and digital learning. Each blended learning lab solution includes prelab videos about concepts, techniques and procedures, summary videos that relate the experiment to the AP® exam, built-in student lab safety training with assessments, and standards-based, tested inquiry labs with real sample data. FlinnPREP™ Inquiry Lab Solutions are adaptable to you and how you teach with multiple ways to access and run your AP labs.

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AP Physics 1, Big Idea 3, Investigation 4

In many physics force and motion problems, friction is often minimized or even ignored. In the real world, there are many practical applications that are used to increase or decrease friction, depending on the desired results. The purpose of this advanced-inquiry lab is to design a procedure to identify the physical variables that affect the force of friction between two objects.

The lab begins with an introductory activity to determine the coefficient of static and kinetic friction between a wood block and a tabletop. Students create and use free-body diagrams to analyze each situation. The procedure provides a model for the guided-inquiry activity, during which students design and carry out experiments to determine variables that influence frictional forces between surfaces.

FLINNprep is just one of the powerful learning pathways accessed via PAVO, Flinn’s award-winning gateway to standards-aligned digital science content paired with hands-on learning.

Complete for 24 students working in groups of three. All materials are reusable.


Includes access to FlinnPREP™ digital content for one year. *AP and Advanced Placement are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.