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Carolina® Mechanics System 1 Physics Kit

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Grade 11–College. Includes everything needed to teach an introductory, non-calculus-based advanced mechanics course. Lab activities focus on graphing, significance of slope, and using scientific inquiry to correct misconceptions. Covers a broad range of topics, including but not limited to simple harmonic motion, torque, kinematics, free fall, and Newton's laws. Timer and digital balance are needed but not supplied. Includes instructions. Suitable for 1 group of students.



This item will ship on or about 1/24/19

Grade 11–College. The Carolina™ Mechanics System 1 Physics Kit comes with more than 60 components, including all the carts, pulleys, hooks, masses, and springs needed to investigate core concepts in introductory mechanics. Kit has enough material for 1 group of 2 to 4 students to perform all the activities. Kit components come in a metal ballistics case with high-density foam inserts for easy storage and long life.

With this kit students can explore common experiments such as The Simple Pendulum, Free Fall, Newton's Second Law, and The Atwood Machine. The included experiment guide covers 18 activities:

  • The Pendulum: Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Constant Motion of a Cart
  • Constant Acceleration of a Cart
  • Free Fall
  • The Law of Inertia
  • Newton's Second Law
  • Spring Scales: Newton's Third Law
  • Spring Scales: Relation Between Mass and Weight
  • Spring In Between 2 Pulleys
  • The Vertical Force Table and Vector Addition
  • Simple Machines: The Pulley
  • Simple Machines: The Fulcrum Balance
  • The Atwood Machine
  • Mechanical Advantage with Multiple Pulleys
  • Ramps and Inclined Planes
  • Friction of Everyday Objects
  • Hooke's Law with 2 Springs
  • Periodic Motion of a Spring

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Components Qty Included?
Cart Ramp, 60 cm 1 Included
Plastic Boss Head Clamps (90°) with 2 Knobs 3 Included
Steel Rod with 3 Holes, 35 cm 1 Included
Steel Rods, Plain, 35 cm 3 Included
Male Steel Rods, 25 cm 2 Included
Female Steel Rods, 25 cm 2 Included
Sectional Universal Base with 3 Knobs 2 Included
Vertical Ruler with Angle Measure, 30 cm 1 Included
Lever, 15-Hole 1 Included
Small Trolley with Hook 1 Included
Trolley Support Post with Thumb Screw 1 Included
Balance Pan 2 Included
Balance Pan Support Arms 2 Included
Aluminum Boss Head Clamp with 2 Thumb Screws 2 Included
Single Pulleys with Hooks on Both Ends 2 Included
Post with Small Circular Clamp, 55 mm 2 Included
Rubber Bands, 4 cm 4 Included
Pulley, 4 cm, Attached to Post 1 Included
Mass Hook, 10 g 1 Included
Brass Masses, 10 g 5 Included
Post, 130 x 4 mm 1 Included
S Hooks with Small Plastic Kits 4 Included
Metal Caliper 1 Included
Nylon Cord, Spool 1 Included
Tape Measure, 2 m 1 Included
Triple Wheel and Pulley on 60-mm Post 1 Included
Goniometric Circle 1 Included
Spring Scales 3 Included
Springs with Long Pointing Wire 2 Included
Slotted Mass Set 1 Included
Pointer, 11 cm 1 Included
Double-Ended Hooked Mass Set 1 Included
Instruction Manual 1 Included
Stopwatch or Timer 1 Needed, Not Included
Digital Balance 1 Needed, Not Included
NeuLog® Motion Sensor (item #369642) 1 Needed, Not Included
NeuLog® Battery Pack (item #369732) 1 Needed, Not Included
NeuLog® Graphic Display Bundle (item #369520) 1 Needed, Not Included
NeuLog® Photo Gate Sensors (sensor [item #369638] plus connection hardware [item #369733, #369500, #369510, or #369520]) 2 Needed, Not Included
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