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Inclined Plane, Economy Choice

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP4535 

Price: $58.78

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With the Incline Plane Economy Choice Set for physical science and physics, demonstrate and study frictional forces, potential and kinetic energy and constant acceleration.

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An inclined plane is an essential tool for every physical science classroom. Use this four-foot-long, heavy-duty metal inclined plane to demonstrate and study frictional forces, potential and kinetic energy, and constant acceleration. Tough enough to support a fully loaded dynamics cart. Includes a 12" long metal support rod and adjustable-height pulley system. A clamp holder is required to support the inclined plane on a ring stand and is sold separately. Dimensions: 48" × 6".


Materials Included in Kit: 
Aluminum rod, ¼" diameter, 11⅞" long
Inclined plane, aluminum, 44" x 6"
Screw, stainless steel, 4-40, 1½" long, 2
Support block, 2 holes, 1" x 1⅜" x ⅜", 2
Washer, flat, stainless steel ⅛" i.d., 5/16" o.d., 2
Wing nut, 4-40, 6/6 nylon, 2

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Developing and using models
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Planning and carrying out investigations

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
MS-PS3.C: Relationship between Energy and Forces
MS-ETS1.C: Optimizing the Design Solution
HS-PS3.C: Relationship between Energy and Forces

Crosscutting Concepts

Systems and system models
Energy and matter
Stability and change
Structure and function

Performance Expectations

MS-PS3-2. Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system.
MS-ETS1-2. Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
HS-PS3-2. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motion of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative position of particles (objects).