Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 1997
Product Number: EG-1997-08-110-HQ
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science
This activity provides students with the plans for making a one-axis accelerometer that can be used to measure acceleration in different environments ranging from +3 g to -3 g. "Student reader" pages provide background information about acceleration.
Accelerometers [172KB PDF file]
This activity is part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.