1C20.30 - Inclined Air Track - Timed Intervals

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Inclined Air Track - Timed Intervals
Acceleration Due to Gravity
Area of Study:
Air track, 1-3" blocks, laptop computer, computer interface, photo gates, protractor, meter stick.

Put the block under one end of the air track and measure the angle if desired.  Set the photo gates and the desired position and if needed carefully measure the distance between the gates.  Release the car with one of the 10cm flags on it and measure the time through the two gates.

One of the 2.5 inch blocks placed under the end should give an angle of about 1.8 degrees.  Two of those blocks will give about 3.6 degrees.

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