Physics Extension Lab Station

Product Code: EP-3580

Description

The Physics Extension Lab Station includes five wireless sensors that complement the set of sensors found in the Physics Starter Lab Station (EP-3579). Together, the sensors from the Physics Starter and Extension Lab Stations comprise the sensors to perform all 20 lab investigations inside the Essential Physics: Additional Labs manual, plus many of the lab activities found in PASCO’s Advanced Physics 1 Lab Manual and Advanced Physics 2 Lab Manual. A storage slot for each sensor in the Physics Extension Lab Station is available in the Gratnells storage tray that comes with the Physics Starter Lab Station.


Components of the Extension Lab Station

Wireless Sensors: PASCO’s rugged, low-cost wireless sensors connect directly to computers, Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile devices to allow students to quickly collect data, leaving more time for analyzing and interpreting data. This lab station includes:

Digital Access to Lab Activities: Included with the extension lab station is digital access to:

  • PASCO’s Essential Physics: Additional Labs manual. This lab manual includes 20 labs that cover topics in kinematics, dynamics,  circular motion, rotational dynamics, waves and sound, and electricity and magnetism. Each lab activity includes editable student handouts and various teacher resources including answer keys and sample data.
  • PASCO’s Advanced Physics 1 Lab Manual – This lab manual covers the latest standards for College Board AP Physics 1.
  • PASCO’s Advanced Physics 2 Lab Manual – This lab manual covers the latest standards for College Board AP Physics 2.

Distance Learning Resources: 10 of the 20 labs found in the Essential Physics: Additional Labs manual also include digital resources to support distance learning for students working at home. Resources such as live video recordings of data collection and sample data files students can use to perform their own analyses.


Lab Activities

The Essential Physics: Additional Labs manual includes 20 lab activities that integrate PASCO sensors and equipment for an engaging year of physics teaching. The combined Physics Starter Lab Station (EP-3579) and Physics Extension Lab Station (EP-3580) comprise the sensors used to perform all 20 labs, plus many of the lab activities found in PASCO’s Advanced Physics 1 Lab Manual and Advanced Physics 2 Lab Manual.

*Part of the 10 printed sample student handouts inside the Essential Physics Starter Lab Station

Lab Title Starter Lab Station (EP-3579) Extension Lab Station (EP-3580)
1 Position, Distance, and Displacement*
2 Newton’s 2nd Law*
3 Coefficients of Friction
4 Crash Cushions*
5 Momentum and Impulse*
6 Work and Kinetic Energy*
7 Atwood’s Machine

8 Centripetal Acceleration

9 Rotational Dynamics*

10 Conservation of Angular Momentum

11 Simple Pendulum

12 Properties of Sound Waves

13 Measuring the Speed of Sound with an Echo*

14 Decoding DTMF Tones

15 Magnetic Field Strength

16 Magnetic Field of a Permanent Magnet

17 Ohm’s Law*
18 DC Circuits*
19 RC Circuits*
20 Fruit Battery

Features

  • Record data wirelessly without the hassle of tangled cables
  • Includes digital access to a wide range of lab activities
  • Includes video and other lab resources for at-home and distance learning lab activities

What’s Included

  • 1x Wireless Acceleration/Altimeter (PS-3223)
  • 1x Wireless Magnetic Field Sensor (PS-3221)
  • 1x Wireless Rotary Motion Sensor (PS-3220)
  • 1x Wireless Current Sensor (PS-3212)
  • 1x Wireless Smart Gate (PS-3225)
  • 1x Digital Access to PASCO’s Essential Physics (Additional Labs) Manual
  • 1x Digital Access to PASCO’s Advanced Physics 1 Lab Manual (PS-3812)
  • 1x Digital Access to PASCO’s Advanced Physics 2 Lab Manual (PS-3815)