Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 11:29:50

Author: --- Jerry DiMarco

Subject: Re: Help with recent Treasure Chest Find!

Post:

Brian,

Did you get all the equipment identified? I'm still puzzled by
photos 2, 5 and 6. More detailed photos would be helpful...

Jerry
D


At 3/29/2011 05:41 PM, you wrote:
>Hey tappers -
>
>I decided to take a day and clean out one of three mystery closets that I
>have inherited at my new school. Our school has seen 5 physics teachers
>in the past 6 years come through this room, and there is quite a bit of
>OLD apparatus that I'm not entirely familiar with. Any help would be
>greatly appreciated.
>
>This 2D projectile motion on an incline apparatus. It traces the path of
>a projectile on carbon paper and then students can do some analysis to
>calculate acceleration and observe that the path is independent of things
>like the size of the ball or that the path is fairly repeatable.
>
>Has anyone used this before? Is it worth getting more to use as a
>class? I can't seem to find it on the Sargent Welch site, but it seems
>like it might be useful?
>
>Now for everything else - I have a few pictures that I took. Please let
>me know if you have any information on this apparatus. I'm not sure what
>to do with all of it.
>
>Here's a link to my recent album on Picasa. Either comment directly on
>the image or shoot me an e-mail back directly - if you know what I can do
>with these things.
>
>https://picasaweb.google.com/112241984458093454287/MiscPhysicsEquipment?feat=directlink
>
>Thanks!
>
>Brian Huang
>Overland High School
>Aurora, CO



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