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Ballistic Pendulum - Experiment Components Only - Studying Velocity, Potential & Kinetic Energy - Launcher, Pendulum, Measuring Board, Rod, Ball - (Base Not Included) - Visual Scientifics by Eisco

  • This kit includes components for the Ballistic Pendulum experiment. Useful in helping students explore velocity, kinetic and potential energy. Visual Scientifics Magnetic Base (PHVSBASE) required (sold separately)
  • Engaging activities for science and physics classrooms
  • Kit includes spring-loaded launcher, rigid-arm pendulum with barrel, measuring board, drilled ball, & small metal rod with handle
  • Includes laboratory manual and student worksheet
  • Various accessories, including the Visual Scientifics base (PHVSBASE) and back board (PHVSBACK) are sold separately and are required/recommended for the included experiments

Ballistic Pendulum Kit

This kit includes:

  • Spring-loaded launcher
  • Rigid-arm pendulum with barrel
  • Measuring board (in degrees)
  • Drilled ball
  • Small metal rod with handle

This kit includes components needed for the Visual Scientifics Ballistic Pendulum experiment. The included laboratory manual and student worksheet describes experiments useful in demonstrating velocity, kinetic and potential energy. The manual includes resources for instructors to help with lesson planning and to help student carry out the experiments. The activities cover approximately 2-3 hours of classroom or laboratory time, and cover Common Core Standards and Next Generation Science Standards Concepts.

Please note that this kit does not include all required components for the experiments outlined in the laboratory manual.

Required/Recommended Components (*not included)

  • Visual Scientifics Base
  • Video camera for extensions
  • Graphing software
  • Carbon paper
  • Safety glasses
  • Visual Scientifics Photogate System (PHVSPGS)
  • Scale for obtaining masses
  • Caliper
  • Cup or box for extensions
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