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Tow Truck Classroom Activity

Tow Truck Classroom Activity

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will "calculate gravitational and elastic potential energies and use these calculations to predict the work required from a robot." The class will use a robot equipped with position and force sensors to complete various tasks. A participant handout (including worksheets), facilitator notes and details for programmers are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to calculator programs are also included.


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