1C10.05 - Ultrasonic Detector & Student - Car
Have a student stand in front of the motion sensor and move towards or away from the motion sensor to make the position, velocity, or acceleration graphs desired.
A car or a ball may be used instead of a student.
- Akira Adachi, "Physics Experiments Using an Automatically Controlled Model Train and Mobile Ultrasonic Sensor for a Smartphone", TPT, Vol. 61, #6, Sept. 2023, p. 489.
- Seerkan Kapucu, "Using Different Smarphone Sensors to Find the Speed of a Toy Car", TPT, Vol. 60, #6, Sept. 2022, p. 430.
- Doug Forrest, Mary Battershell Whalen, "'Cheers for Rates of Change' - An Introductory Lab Used to Relate Graphs to Physical Systems", TPT, Vol. 50, #8, Nov. 2012, p. 461.
- Donna Berry Conner, "Walk-a-Graph, Run-a-Graph", A Potpourri of Physics Teaching Ideas, p. 1.
- Jodi and Roy McCullough, "Velocity with a Constant Motion Car", The Role of Toys in Teaching Physics", p. 3.2.
- Borislaw Bilash II, David Maiullo, "What's Your Slope", A Demo a Day: A Year of Physics Demonstrations, p. 18.
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