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Physics with Vernier 4th Edition

This book contains 35 experiments in mechanics, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism.


Physics with Vernier has 35 experiments in mechanics, sound, light, electricity, and magnetism. This book has a wide variety of experiments for Motion Detectors, Force Sensors, Light Sensors, Magnetic Field Sensors, Microphones, Current & Voltage Probes, Photogates, Temperature Probes, and Accelerometers.

Features Include

  • Experiments for more Vernier sensors and accessories (including Vernier Projectile Launcher and Optics Expansion Kit)
  • Improved Preliminary Questions to help get students thinking about the activity
  • Time estimates for each experiment
  • Improved instructor pages, including more equipment and data-collection tips, as well as new sample results

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Included with Physics with Vernier

Electronic Version

  • 35 ready-to-use student experiments
  • Access to up-to-date versions of the experiments
  • Instructions for data collection with Logger Pro 3, Graphical Analysis 4, LabQuest App, and EasyData
  • Essential instructor information including teaching tips, suggested answers, and sample data and graphs
  • Word-processing files of the student experiments, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
  • Complete equipment and supplies list
  • A generous site license—buy one book and duplicate the experiments for your class

Printed Lab Book

When you buy the printed lab book you receive all of the resources listed for the electronic version, plus a printed copy of the book.

Sensors and Interfaces for Experiments

Buy a package to get the sensors and interface used for the experiments in this lab book or view products recommended for AP Physics 1 or 2 or AP Physics C.

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Select an experiment below to view an overview, objectives, necessary probeware, and standards correlations.

1Graph Matching
2ABack and Forth Motion
2BBack and Forth Motion
3ACart on a Ramp
3BCart on a Ramp
4ADetermining g on an Incline
4BDetermining g on an Incline
5Picket Fence Free Fall
6Ball Toss
7Bungee Jump Accelerations
8AProjectile Motion (Photogates)
8BProjectile Motion (Projectile Launcher)
9Newton's Second Law
10Atwood's Machine
11Newton's Third Law
12Static and Kinetic Friction
13Air Resistance
14Pendulum Periods
15Simple Harmonic Motion
16Energy of a Tossed Ball
17Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion
18AMomentum, Energy and Collisions
18BMomentum, Energy and Collisions
19AImpulse and Momentum
19BImpulse and Momentum
20Centripetal Accelerations on a Turntable
21Accelerations in the Real World
22Ohm's Law
23Series and Parallel Circuits
25The Magnetic Field in a Coil
26The Magnetic Field in a Slinky
27Electrical Energy
28APolarization of Light
28BPolarization of Light (Rotary Motion Sensor)
29Light, Brightness and Distance
30Newton's Law of Cooling
31The Magnetic Field of a Permanent Magnet
32Sound Waves and Beats
33Speed of Sound
34Tones, Vowels and Telephones
35Mathematics of Music
Go Direct® Motion Detector
Motion Detector
Dynamics Cart and Track System with Motion Encoder
Springs Set
Dynamics Cart and Track System
Go Direct® Sensor Cart (Green)
Picket Fence

Picket Fence (1)

Low-g Accelerometer
Vernier Projectile Launcher

Vernier Projectile Launcher (1)

Time of Flight Pad
Independence of Motion Accessory

Independence of Motion Accessory (1)

Go Direct® Force and Acceleration Sensor

Go Direct® Force and Acceleration Sensor (1)

Dual-Range Force Sensor
Ultra Pulley Attachment

Ultra Pulley Attachment (1)

Friction Pad
Motion Encoder Cart and Receiver

Motion Encoder Cart and Receiver (1)

Bumper and Launcher Kit
Current Probe
Differential Voltage Probe
Extech Digital DC Power Supply
Vernier Circuit Board 2
Magnetic Field Sensor
Rotary Motion Motor Kit

Rotary Motion Motor Kit (1)

Light Sensor
Optics Expansion Kit
Polarizer/Analyzer for Optics Expansion Kit

Polarizer/Analyzer for Optics Expansion Kit (2)

Rotary Motion Sensor
Stainless Steel Temperature Probe

Stainless Steel Temperature Probe (2)



National and State Standards Correlations

Meet your state and national curriculum standards with experiments from Physics with Vernier 4th Edition. National and State Standard Correlations

Sample Download

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