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Gravity Guru: A Picket Fence Activity

SKU: W38952
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$169.95 (USD)
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With our Picket Fence Activity, you can demonstrate acceleration and gravity to your students in a way they’ll finally understand! This hands-on activity demonstrates that any object’s acceleration due to gravity is the same – and proves it. The Gravity Guru lets students see this for themselves!

Students drop a polycarbonate picket fence through the photogate apparatus. Then, they check out the data recorded on the computer: velocity, time, and acceleration. The software makes the calculations and displays them in a variety of graphs.

A great activity for explaining one of the most fundamental theories in science, the Gravity Guru will become a new favorite in your class! Includes WIN 7/8-compatible CD-ROM, two picket fences (one fence is half the weight of the other), a photogate box, and instructions.

System requires one available USB port.


Type: Software Grades: 6-12



  • Platform: WIN
  • OS: Windows 7 or 8
  • Media: CD-ROM

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