Students will elevate the car in two ways: lifting directly and pulling up the ramp. They will find that it takes less force to pull the car up the ramp, but they do more work. The extra energy goes into friction in the system.

Required Equipment

Arbor Scientific Car and Ramp Lab
Arbor Scientific Spring Scales (Complete Set)
Arbor Scientific Meter Stick 6 pack
Arbor Scientific Hooked Mass Set