NEWTON'S SECOND
LAW OF MOTION
Use a laboratory cart to investigate the relationships between the force applied to an object and the mass and acceleration of the object. 
ACCELERATION OF
GRAVITY
Use a position sensor to examine the relationship between the position, velocity, and acceleration of a freefalling body. 
ADDITION OF
FORCE VECTORS
Uses a force table to investigate the vector addition of forces. 
ARCHIMEDES’ PRINCIPLE
Use a laboratory balance, metal samples, water, and alcohol to investigate Archimedes’ Principle, and to determine the mass densities of solids and fluids. 
CENTRIPETAL FORCE
Use a centripetal force apparatus to investigate the relationships between the centripetal force on an object and the mass, velocity, and radius of revolution of the object. 
CONSERVATION
OF ENERGY
Use a springmass system to investigate the conservation of mechanical energy. 
CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM
Use two colliding bodies to investigate elastic and inelastic collisions, and compare kinetic energy. 
FRICTION
Use a friction block to determine the coefficients of static friction and kinetic friction for two surfaces in contact. 
GAS LAWS
Use a syringe, masses, a thermometer, a hotplate, and a water and ice bath to investigate Boyle’s Law and Charles’s Law. 
HOOKE'S LAW
Use a springmass system to investigate the relationship between the force acting on a spring and the resulting change in length of the spring. 
IMAGE FORMATION
USING LENSES
Use an optical bench to determine the focal length of a converging lens and to investigate the relationship between the object distance and the image distance. 
JOULE HEATING
Use a calorimeter to investigate electrical energy and thermal energy. 
MOMENTUM
AND IMPULSE
Uses a laboratory cart to investigate the relationship between the impulse exerted on a constant mass and the resulting change in the momentum of the mass. 
MOTION OF
A PENDULUM
Use a mass on a string to investigate the relationships between the mass, length, amplitude, and period of oscillation of a pendulum. 
OHM’S LAW
Use a resistor, a power supply, a voltmeter, and an ammeter to investigate the relationships between the voltage, current, and resistance in a circuit. 
RC CIRCUITS
Use a power supply, voltmeters, capacitors, and resistors to investigate RC circuits. 
REFLECTION
OF LIGHT
Use a plane mirror to investigate the relationships between object and image distances and angles of incidence and reflection. 
REFRACTION
OF LIGHT
Use a refraction cell and a ray box to investigate Snell’s Law of Refraction, total internal reflection, and the critical angle of refraction. 
SERIES AND
PARALLEL CIRCUITS
Use resistors, a power supply, a voltmeter, and an ammeter to investigate the effective resistances of circuits with resistors in series, in parallel, and in combinations of series and parallel components. 
SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
Use a springmass system to investigate relationships between the spring constant, mass, amplitude of oscillation, and period of oscillation for a mass on a spring. 
SPECIFIC HEAT
OF A METAL
Use a calorimeter to measure the specific heat of a metal. 
SPEED OF SOUND
Use a resonance chamber to measure the wavelength of a sound wave, and determine an experimental value for the speed of sound in air. 
WORK AND ENERGY USING AN ELECTRIC MOTOR
Use an electric motor and other equipment to investigate energy efficiency. 
WORK AND MECHANICAL ENERGY
Use a laboratory cart to investigate the relationship between the work done on an object and the change in kinetic energy of the object. 
KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS — BUNDLE 1
Explore the physics of forces, gravity, acceleration, work, and energy.
 Acceleration of Gravity
 Addition of Force Vectors
 Work and Energy Using an Electric Motor
 Work and Mechanical Energy

KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS — BUNDLE 2
Explore the physics of centripetal force, momentum, impulse, collisions, and friction.
 Centripetal Force
 Conservation of Momentum
 Friction
 Momentum and Impulse

KINEMATICS AND
DYNAMICS — BUNDLE 3
Explore the physics of springs, springmass systems, simple harmonic motion, conservation of mechanical energy, and the simple pendulum.
 Conservation of Energy
 Hooke’s Law
 Motion of a Pendulum
 Simple Harmonic Motion

THERMODYNAMICS BUNDLE
Explore the physics of density, buoyancy, pressure, temperature, and heat.
 Archimedes’ Principle
 Gas Laws
 Joule Heating
 Specific Heat of a Metal

ELECTRICITY BUNDLE
Explore the physics of electrical circuits, resistance, capacitance, work, and energy.
 Ohm’s Law
 RC Circuits
 Series and Parallel Circuits
 Work and Energy Using an Electric Motor

LIGHT AND SOUND BUNDLE
Explore the physics of reflection, refraction, lenses, resonance, and propagation of waves.
 Image Formation Using Lenses
 Reflection of Light
 Refraction of Light
 Speed of Sound

