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Students study Hooke's Law and stress-strain relationships.  In this spring lesson plan students create a strain graph in Microsoft Excel.
In this physics 240:10 worksheet, students calculate the speed and distance as presented in the given word problems. Students apply their understanding of Hooke's law to answer the questions provided.
Students determine the ground clearance of CEENBoTs by adding weights. In this physics lesson plan, students explore the compression and extension of different springs. They cite real world applications of Hooke's Law.
In this physics 210:9 activity, students apply knowledge of Newton's 3rd law and Hooke's law to answer the following questions. Students calculate work, velocity, force, and acceleration.
Dangle a spring to experiment with vibration and discover if period is dependent on amplitude. Strum a guitar and adjust the strings to compare displacement and sound. Use a Slinky® and guitar strings on a ring stand to uncover the mystery of resonance. For all three activities, Hooke's law and other equations are applied. These high-level activities will sing of information for your physics learners when studying wave motion, vibrations, and sound. 
Physic starters spring into energy with a problem-solving activity. They work with graphs, apply Hooke's law, draw force diagrams, and solve for distance, force, or mass in spring systems. There are seven problems in all.
High schoolers apply Hooke's law in spring experiments. Students determine the relationship between stress and strain for a spring, calculate the spring constant for a spring, and predict the range of a launched spring.
Students determine the spring constant by conducting an investigation. For this physics lesson, students collect data and create a graph of force vs. displacement. They compare the results of two different methods to find spring constant.
In this Hooke's law activity, students apply the Hooke's law equation to determine the force exerted on springs. This activity has 5 problems to solve.
Scholars solve 24 various types of problems that include defining Hooke's Law, conducting an experiment, and exploring rate of change. They create a scatter plot to show the data for the number and the distance from the table to the top. Then, they apply the average distance computed to determine the rate of change for the linear model given.
Construction engineers research types of bridges online and diagram the forces exerted on each. The create different shaped trusses and test for strength. Finally, they will form teams and compete in "Physics Olympics: Bridge Building." This outstanding resource provides all of the lab sheets and terrific teacher's notes.
Give your physics class a solid understanding of solids with this splendid set of slides! They will learn the difference between crystalline and amorphous structure, understand the properties of density and elasticity, and be able to perform computations regarding tension and compression. The presentation even concludes with some practice scale problems. You will appreciate the arrangement and content of this PowerPoint!
In this physics 210-11 worksheet, students solve various problems in which the speed is calculated and distance is calculated as it relates to different scenarios presented in the word problems.
Using coil-spring driven cars, first year physicists experiment with Hooke's Law of elasticity. They also calculate potential and kinetic energy transfer times and distances. Not much instruction is provided to the teacher in this write-up; the procedure is vague. There are, however, a few useful tips and extension ideas that might make it worthwhile to glance over. 
High schoolers determine the Young's modulus for four different materials in two different ways and compare the stiffness of the materials based upon this value. A comparison is made between the stiffness or elastic modulus to figure out equations. In the test, students vary the amount of force applied to the material to make the appropriate measurements of the displacement of the material.
Student explore the relationship between Hooke's Law and catapults. After exploring the four types of catapults, students use Hooke's law to determine the spring constant in a torsion powered catapult. They answer questions based upon their research.
Young scholars explore the relationship between the force applied to a spring and its stretch. They design and conduct an experiment to determine the stretch of spring with 15N of force without having an actual 15N mass.
After examining how a spring scale works, teams work together to design their own general measurement device. Reading material provides background information, but there is no part of the procedure in which learners handle an actual spring scale. Consider letting them do so in order to give them a fuller understanding of what they are to design. This activity can be done in a math class as part of a measurement unit, or in any physical science class.
In this springs worksheet, students answer 14 questions about springs, spring constants, the acceleration of masses connected to springs, the elasticity constant of springs, the energy stored in springs and the speed at which masses move attached to springs.
Students experiment to discover the relationship between the stretch of a spring and the amount of weight attached to the spring using Skittles. They use a CBR and a graphing calculator to gather data.

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