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Projectile Launcher - Experiment Components Only - For Studying Kinematic Equations, Potential & Kinetic Energy - Launcher, Protractor, 2 Balls - (Base Not Included) - Visual Scientifics by Eisco

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  • This kit includes components for the Projectile Launcher experiment. Useful in helping students explore kinematic equations and kinetic and potential energy. Visual Scientifics Magnetic Base (PHVSBASE) required (sold separately)
  • Engaging activities for science and physics classrooms
  • Kit includes spring-loaded launcher, protractor with metal bob, a metal ball and a plastic ball
  • 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

Projectile Launcher Kit

This kit includes:

  • Spring-loaded launcher
  • Protractor with metal bob
  • Metal ball
  • Plastic ball

This kit includes components needed for the Visual Scientifics Projectile Launcher experiment. The included laboratory manual and student worksheet describes experiments useful in demonstrating velocity, potential & kinetic 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 magnetic base
  • Video camera for extensions
  • Graphing software
  • Photogate System (PHVSPGS)
  • Carbon paper
  • Masking tape
  • Cup or box for extensions
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