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Item #: PF2201 

Price: $70.00

In this lab experience, students determine the value of the gravitational acceleration constant, g, by examining the free fall of steel balls of different size and mass. They come to understand that gravity drives all objects to fall toward Earth’s surface with the same acceleration, independently of the object’s mass and size.This lab does not include VR.

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Safety:Before conducting the lab, review with the class the safety precautions on the student page. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom.

Materials Included in Kit:

Consumable:
Ball, Styrofoam, 1ʺ-diameter
Ball, Styrofoam, 2ʺ-diameter

Non-Consumable:
Ball, steel, 1⅓ʺ-diameter, 10
Ball, steel, ⅝ʺ-diameter, 10
Foam pad

Additional Materials Required:
Balance, 0.01 g precision
Basket or box
Masking tape
Metric measuring tape or meter stick
Stopwatch or timer