Hooke's Law

Activity 1
Download and view the presentation at the end of this page.

Activity 2
The two experiments below show experiments about Hooke's Law using different springs.
    1. Experiment 1
    2. Experiment 2
  • What is the relationship between force and extension?
  • Which spring is the stiffest?
  • What does the E marked in experiment 2 stand for?

Activity 3
  • Download and open the spreadsheet at the end of this page.  
  • Work out the questions in Sheet 1, Sheet 2 and Sheet 3 (change between sheets by clicking the appropriate tabs at the end of the page).

Activity 4
  • Download the third file and follow the instructions
  • Present answers, working, and graphs on a sheet of paper for correction

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Presentation  964k v. 2 20 Nov 2010, 00:13 Gilbert John Zahra
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Examples  14k v. 1 20 Nov 2010, 00:13 Gilbert John Zahra
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Instructions for animation and exercise  66k v. 1 20 Nov 2010, 01:08 Gilbert John Zahra