These labs cover the scientific method, vector theory, mechanical equilibrium and measurement.

**Demos on the Basics**

Additional product to help expand on the basics of physics

**Chapter 1**

1: Amassing a Penny's Worth - Formulate a hypothesis, accumulate data, and then develop a conclusion.

**Chapter 2**

2: Smart Ropes - Explore mechanical equilibrium.

3: 24-Hour Towing Service - Find a technique for moving a car when its wheels are locked.

4: Sail With the Wind - Investigate the relationship between the components of force that propel a sailboat.

5: Weight of a sign - To resolve a force vector into horizontal and vertical components.

Motion

These labs cover topics such as linear motion, inertia, gravity, projectile motion, acceleration and air resistance.

**Demos on Motion**

Additional products to help expand on force and motion.

**Chapter 3**

6: Going Nuts - Explore the concept of inertia.

7: Buckle Up! - Investigate how Newton's law of inertia is involved in collisions.

**Chapter 4**

8: The Physics 500 - Compute the average speed of at least three different races and to participate in at least one race.

9: The Domino Effect - Maximize the speed of falling dominoes.

10: Reaction Time - Measure your reaction time.

11: Merrily We Roll Along! - Investigate the relationship between distance and time for a ball rolling down an incline.

12: Blind As a Bat - Produce and compare graphs of different motions.

13: Bring Home the Bacon - Investigate the motion of an object as it rolls down an incline.

14: What a Drag! - Effects of Air Resistance

15: Impact Speed - Estimate the speed of a falling object as it strikes the ground.

**Chapter 5**

16: Bull's Eye - Predict the landing point of a projectile

17: Anatomy of a Homer - Understand the principles of projectile motion by analyzing the physics of home runs.

**Chapter 6**

18: Getting Pushy - Investigate the relationship among mass, force, and acceleration

19: Constant Force and Changing Mass - Investigate the effect of increases in mass on an accelerating system.

20: Constant Mass and Changing Force - Investigate how increasing the applied force affects the acceleration of a system.

**Chapter 7**

21: Tension - Introduce the concept of tension in a string.

22: Tug-of-War - Investigate the tension in a string, the function of a simple pulley, and a simple "tug-of-war."

**Chapter 8 **

23: Egg Toss - Investigate the effect that stopping time has on a stopping force.

24: Conserving Your Momentum - Investigate the momentum changes when two balls collide.

25: Go Cart - Investigate the momentum imparted during elastic and inelastic collisions.