Education Technology

Vernier - A Speedy Slide with EasyData™ App and CBR 2™

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

Students will use a CBR 2™ motion detector to determine their speed or velocity going down a playground slide. They will also experiment with different ways to increase their speed going down the slide.

Key Steps

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    Students use a slide and a CBR 2™ motion detector to collect motion data as they slide down the slide using the EasyData App.

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    Students then trace the Velocity vs. Time Graph to find the highest speed achieved while sliding down the slide.