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Linearity with an investigation of Hooke's Law

Activity Overview

Students will perform an activity which allows them to discover Hooke's Law for springs and determine the spring constant of a spring

Before the Activity

Students should be familiar with linear equations

During the Activity

The lab activity may stand alone, but is best used with the TI-Navigator system

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary