Conservation Laws
CER: Claim - Evidence - Reasoning
Format and rubric:

Feynman reading:

PowerPoint:


Experiments:
1. Lifting a Load - Gravitational PE (demonstration)

Results:
Method
Force(reading on spring scale)
Distance(distance spring scale moved)
lifting up
4.7 N
28 cm
short ramp
1.5 N
92 cm
long ramp
1.0 N
125 cm
pulleys
2.5 N
55 cm

CER Exemplar:
(Example of a CER paragraph that fully met expectations in rubric)

2. Energy Ramp - Kinetic Energy:

-- Data (if absent):

CER Exemplar:

3. Rolling Cart (demonstration):
-- data: (excel spreadsheet)
-- handout:

-- Video of demo:


CER Exemplar:

4. Pendulum
-- lab instructions:
-- data if absent:
-- Format for lab reports

5. Hooke's Law
-- lab instructions:
-- data if absent:

CER Exemplar:

6. Elastic Potential Energy
-- lab instructions:
-- data if absent:

7. Bouncing Mass (demonstration)
Yellow block
Directions: Write a CER paragraph using the simulation below. How can the evidence (numerical values in data file) be best represented to support your claim? How can the shape of the curves in the graph be explained?
-- Visual Python program:
-- Animation:
-- Graph: Graph_yellow.png
-- Data:

Tan & Purple blocks
Directions:
-- Visual Python program:
-- Animation:
-- Graphs:
Scenario1.png
Scenario 1
Scenario2.png
Scenario 2

Scenario3.png
Scenario 3

-- Data (for scenario 1):

8. Collisions

-- lab instructions:

-- data if absent:

Exemplar for CER Test: