# Mechanics

## Measurement of Velocity

**Videos:**

c4science: Measuring a Constant Velocity with a Ticker Timer

c4science: Measuring velocity with an air track and light gates

c4science: Measuring velocity with a motion sensor

**Apparatus and Method:**

**Simulations:**

Measurement of Velocity and Acceleration | |

Motion with Constant Acceleration: This simulation is for motion with constant acceleration. For constant speed set acceleration to zero. Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure for using this simulation to explore constant speed. |

## Measurement of Acceleration

**Videos:**

c4science: Measuring Acceleration with a Ticker-Timer

c4science: To measure a constant acceleration using an air track

PASCO: Constant Acceleration Kinematics

**Apparatus and Method:**

**Simulations:**

Measurement of Velocity and Acceleration | |

Motion with Constant Acceleration: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure for using this simulation to explore constant velocity |

## To show that a ∝ F

**Videos:**

c4science: Force is Directly Proportional to Acceleration

c4science: Showing that acceleration is proportional to net force using the slope of a velocity-time graph

**Apparatus and Method:**

**Simulation:**

To show that acceleration is proportional to force | |

Newton's Second Law Experiment: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure for using this simulation. | |

Newton's Law Lab | |

Verification of Newton's Second Law | |

Fan Cart Physics: Limited to 5 minutes |

## Verification of the principle of conservation of momentum

**Videos:**

c4science: Verifying the principle of conservation of momentum with an air track

**Apparatus and Method:**

Verification of the principle of conservation of momentum

**Simulations:**

Verification of the Principle of Conservation of Momentum | |

Momentum & Energy: Elastic and Inelastic Collisions: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure for using this simulation. | |

Airtrack | |

Elastic and Inelastic Collision |

## Measurement of g by freefall

**Videos:**

c4science: Measuring g with a free-fall apparatus

c4science: Measuring g with a picket fence

Simple Science and Maths: Measure Acceleration Due to Gravity

Noel Cunningham: Measuring acceleration due to gravity using a freefall apparatus

**Apparatus and Method:**

Verification of the principle of conservation of momentum

**Simulations:**

To Measure Acceleration due to Gravity 'g' using a Free Fall apparatus | |

Acceleration on a Planet Lab: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure (part 1) for using this simulation. | |

Freefall: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure (part 2) for using this simulation. |

## Verification of Boyle’s law

**Videos:**

c4science: Verifying Boyle's Law

PASCO: Boyle's Law

Noel Cunningham: Boyle's Law

**Methods and Apparatus:**

**Simulations:**

Verification of Boyle's Law |

## Investigation of the laws of equilibrium for a set of co-planar forces

**Videos:**

c4science: Investigating the laws of equilibrium for co-planar forces

**Apparatus and Method:**

Investigation of the laws of equilibrium for a set of co-planar forces

**Simulations:**

Investigation of the laws of equilibrium for a set of co-planar forces | |

Suspension Bridge Lab | |

Balance Beam | |

Scale Lab | |

Balancing Act |

## Investigation of relationship between period and length for a simple pendulum and hence calculation of g

**Videos:**

c4science: The period and length of a simple pendulum and hence to find a value for g

**Apparatus and Method:**

Investigation of relationship between period and length for a simple pendulum

**Simulations:**

Investigation of relationship between period and length of a Simple Pendulum | |

Pendulum Lab: Brooklyn College in New York have a good lab procedure for using this simulation. | |

Simple pendulum |