Masses and Springs

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Masses and Springs وێنه‌ی شاشه‌  دابه‌زێن  Embed
  • جووڵه‌ی نۆره‌یی
  • یاسای 'ی هووک
  • مانه‌وه‌ی وزه‌
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ناوه‌ڕۆک

  • جووڵه‌ی نۆره‌یی
  • یاسای 'ی هووک
  • مانه‌وه‌ی وزه‌
  • یاساکانی 'ی نیۆتۆن
  • پێوان
  • نوانه‌‌کان

Description

Hang masses from springs and adjust the spring constant and damping. Transport the lab to different planets, or slow down time. Observe the forces and energy in the system in real-time, and measure the period using the stopwatch.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Determine the factors which affect the period of oscillation
  • Find the value of g on Planet X
  • Design an experiment to determine the mass of an unknown object
  • Describe the relationship between the velocity and acceleration vectors, and their relationship to motion, at various points in the oscillation
  • Explain how the free-body diagram of the mass changes throughout its oscillation
  • Explain the Conservation of Mechanical Energy using kinetic, elastic potential, gravitational potential, and thermal energy
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زوان Download or Run Tips
Arabic All العربية Download Run now الكتل و النوابض
Azerbaijani All Azerbaijani Download Run now Kütlələr və yaylar 
Basque All Euskara Download Run now Masak eta malgukiak
Bosnian All Bosanski Download Run now Mase i opruge
Brazilian Portuguese All português (Brasil) Download Run now Massas e Molas
Chinese - Simplified All 中文 (中国) Download Run now 质量和弹簧
Chinese - Traditional All 中文 (台灣) Download Run now Masses and Springs_質量與彈簧
Croatian All hrvatski Download Run now Mase i opruge
Danish All Dansk Download Run now Vægte og fjedre
Dutch All Nederlands Download Run now Massa’s en veren
French All français Download Run now Masses et ressorts
German All Deutsch Download Run now Massen und Federn
Greek All Ελληνικά Download Run now Μάζες και ελατήρια
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Irish All Gaeilge Download Run now Maiseanna agus Lingeáin
Italian All italiano Download Run now Masse e molle
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Korean All 한국어 Download Run now 질량과 용수철
Mongolian All Монгол (Монгол) Download Run now Масс ба Пүрш
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Polish All polski Download Run now Ciężarki na sprężynach
Russian All русский Download Run now Пружинный маятник
Serbian All Српски Download Run now Масе и опруге
Slovak All Slovenčina Download Run now Pružinový oscilátor
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فارسی All فارسی Download Run now نوسان جرم و فنر

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