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Laboratory Workbook Rebecca W. Keller, PhD

Cover design David Keller Opening page David Keller, Rebecca W. Keller, PhD Illustrations Rebecca W. Keller, PhD Copyright 2013 Gravitas Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this public

Introduction iii Keeping a Laboratory Notebook A laboratory notebook is essential for the experimental scientist. In this type of notebook, the results of all the experiments are kept together along

iv Introduction Laboratory Safety Most of these experiments use household items. Extra care should be taken while working with all materials in this series of experiments. The following are some gen

Introduction v Contents Experiment 1 Experiment 2 Experiment 3 Experiment 4 Experiment 5 Experiment 6 Experiment 7 Experiment 8 Experiment 9 Its the Law Review Fruit Works Review Smashed Banana Revi

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Experiment 1 Its the Law 1 Experiment 1 Its the Law Objective Hypothesis Date In this experiment we will use the scientific method to determine Newtons First Law of Motion. Materials tennis ball

2 Focus On Middle School Physics Laboratory Workbook Now, take the string or yarn and, using the paper clip, attach it to the tennis ball. To do this, open the paper clip up on one side and curve t

Experiment 1 Its the Law 3 Holding onto one end of the string, again throw the ball into the air as far as you can. Note how the ball travels and, in the space below, record what you see. Do this

4 Focus On Middle School Physics Laboratory Workbook Repeat Step 1 using a rough surface on which to roll the marble.

Experiment 1 Its the Law 5 Conclusions Draw some conclusions about your results and record them below.

6 Focus On Middle School Physics Laboratory Workbook Review Define the following physics physical law List the 5 steps of the scientific method 2 3 4 5 1

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