The Ramp

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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.
Version 1.07

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  • Wendy Adams
  • Trish Loeblein
  • Kathy Perkins
  • Sam Reid (developer)
  • Carl Wieman
  • Interviewer: Danielle Harlow