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|Explore forces, energy and work as you push household objects up and down a ramp. Lower and raise the ramp to see how the angle of inclination affects the parallel forces acting on the file cabinet. Graphs show forces, energy and work.|
Sample Learning Goals
- Explain the motion of an object on an incline plane by drawing free body diagrams.
- Calculate the net force on an object on an incline.
Tips for Teachers
The teacher's guide (pdf) contains tips created by the PhET team.
|Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based)||Trish Loeblein||UG-Intro
|Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based)||Trish Loeblein||UG-Intro
|The Ramp Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency||Tim Perry||MS||Lab||11/1/13|
|Work - Energy||Sarah Stanhope||HS||Lab||1/27/11|
|Forces in 1 and 2 Dimensions||Sarah Stanhope||HS||Lab||1/27/11|
|Ramp Simulation Activity||Drew Isola||HS||CQs||1/11/09|
|The Ramp PhET Lab||Chris Bires||HS||Lab||8/4/10|
|Intro to energy||Leslie Trexler||MS||Lab||5/5/08|
|The Ramp--Conservation of Energy||Chris Cochran||MS||Lab||9/20/07|
You can submit your own ideas and activities.
Sun Java 1.5.0_15 or later
OS 10.5 or later
Sun Java 1.5.0_19 or later
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