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Visual Scientifics Projectile Launcher

Item # 753167

Inquiry-based activity to verify projectile equations. Great tool to show technology-based verification of theoretical modeling and how to use experimental results to meet design criteria. Includes projectile launcher, mounting hardware, ball, and protractor with bob. Needed but not included: carbon paper. Recommended accessories: Photogate (item #753168), video camera for extensions, and graphing software. Required accessory: Base (item #753150). Includes instructions.

Price

$64.00

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Grade 8-College. Inquiry-based activity to verify projectile equations. Great tool to show technology-based verification of theoretical modeling and how to use experimental results to meet design criteria. Includes projectile launcher, mounting hardware, ball, and protractor with bob. Needed but not included: carbon paper. Recommended accessories: Visual Scientifics Photogate (item #753168), video camera for extensions, and graphing software. Required accessory: Visual Scientifics Base (item #753150). Includes instructions.

Main Lab: Inquiry-led activity to experimentally verify projectile equations
Extension 1: Technology-based verification of theoretical modeling
Extension 2: Using experimental results to meet design criteria
Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 3"

Includes 23 pages covering approximately 3 to 4 hr of class/lab time material, 12 Next Generation Science Standards Concepts, and 10 Common Core Standards. Every module includes comprehensive instructions to assist with lesson planning, student activities, and experimental procedures. All labs and extensions feature recommended video analysis setups and guides.

Visual Scientifics is an affordable system that joins video analysis or probeware with core mechanics concepts and lets you blend physics, technology, engineering, and real-world applications. By allowing you to use all the technologies available today, Visual Scientifics can enhance your laboratory experiments with tools that take your physics curriculum to the next level. Plus this cutting-edge system is specifically designed to be platform neutral, so it works with the computers, probeware, and video analysis tools you already own and know how to use.

Benefits

  • Cutting-edge system for algebra-based through advanced mechanics
  • All-metal construction and magnetic base withstand years of student use
  • High-contrast colors and grid work with multiple video analysis tools
  • Precise module mounting means no setup errors and accurate results
  • Easy for students to set up and quickly learn how to use
  • Engaging content aligned with National Science Education Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

 
Components Qty Included?
Spring Loaded Launcher 1 Included
Protractor with Metal Bob 1 Included
Metal Ball 1 Included
Instructions 1 Included
Visual Scientifics Base (753150) 1 Needed, Not Included
Visual Scientifics Photogate System (753168) 1 Needed, Not Included
Carbon Paper 1 Needed, Not Included
Masking Tape 1 Needed, Not Included

Visual Scientifics

Introducing the Visual Scientifics System

An affordable system that joins video analysis or probeware with core mechanics concepts and lets you blend physics, technology, engineering, and real-world applications

Grade 8–College. Visual Scientifics enables you to take full advantage of all the technologies available today. It enhances your laboratory experiments with tools to take your physics curriculum to the next level. Plus this cutting-edge system is specifically designed to be platform neutral, so it works with the computers, probeware, and video analysis tools you already own and know how to use.


Benefits

  • Cutting-edge system for algebra-based through advanced mechanics
  • All-metal construction and magnetic base withstand years of student use
  • High-contrast colors and grid work with multiple video analysis tools
  • Precise module mounting means no setup errors and accurate results
  • Easy for students to set up and quickly learn how to use
  • Engaging content aligned with National Science Education Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

Every module includes comprehensive instructions to assist with lesson planning, student activities, and experimental procedures. All labs and extensions feature recommended video analysis setups and guides.

Topics Addressed with Visual Scientifics

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