Kinematics 2: Testing Reaction Time
Can you catch my $20 bill when I drop it through your open fingers?
To calculate reaction time based on a falling object.
Common Core Standards:
We are going to measure the distance the index card falls before your partner can catch the falling object.
The work which is documented in a lab notebook should be clear enough that others can follow it, understand it and if necessary, repeat the experimental procedure so as to verify the results. It is a public record which is documented with the expectation that others could understand it. The ability to thoroughly document and to keep clear, understandable records of one's work is a key skill that the professional scientist must develop.
Your lab report will include the following