Tagged: position sensor

pendulum & simple harmonic motion

A position sensor can be used to study this. The sensor is attached to a weight and spring assembly as shown. This can also be used to study the effects of changing the mass...

when do plants grow

when do plants grow

It’s not easy to measure how fast a plant grows. You would probably not be too keen to take measurements every few hours – and especially not overnight. There are ways, however, of seeing...

monitor breathing

Is your breathing steady while you sit restfully? How does it change when you talk? How does it change when you exercise? How quickly do you recover after exercise? To find out you can...

pendulum swings or bobbing masses

We used a turn (or position) sensor connected to the computer and recorded the swings of a pendulum made of a metal rod and a weight. We tried again this time connecting the sensor...