How could you determine the spring constant of your slinky via a graph?
Write an energy summation for this situation. Solve for the stretch of the spring.
Learning Goal: Understand and apply the Law of Conservation of Energy.
- Collect data and construct a graph to determine the spring constant of your Slinky. Then use the value you determined to figure out the height your jumper need to be released. Show your graph and work on a board.
- When you are ready, call Mr. Mason over for the challenge!
- The Bungee Jump Challenge. Our setup will be a little bit different, but this pic might help.
- Due 2/10: Practice 6.9
- Due ?: Practice 6.10
- 2/16: Summative Exam - Work, Power and Conservation of Energy