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Title Hooke's Law (Hands-on & PhET)
Description This is a two day lab. In the first day, students conduct a hands-on investigation to calculate the spring constant of a rubber band and a spring. The second day, they use the PhET sim. At the end of the second day, they compare their experiences using the sim and the hands-on lab.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 120 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords hooke's law
Simulation(s) Masses and Springs (HTML5), Masses & Springs


Author(s) Elyse Zimmer
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization KIPP Houston Public Schools
Date submitted 7/21/14
Date updated 9/20/18