PHYSICS LAB TUTORIALS

Physics Lab Tutorials
Tutorials from Clemson University.

Student Lab Handbook
Tutorials from Illinois State University.
Excellent tutorials on basic lab skills including: measurement techniques, using Excel, graphing techniques, significant figures, linear regression, precision and accuracy, uncertainty, % error, % difference,  and standard deviation.

Error Analysis in Experimental Physical Science
Very thorough webpage from the University of Toronto on all aspects of error analysis. This page can be downloaded as a pdf file.

LabWrite
NC State University
Complete lab report tutorials for Pre-Lab, In-Lab and Post-Lab write ups.
Laboratory work is an essential part of an AP Physics course.
The links posted on this page belong to various courses websites
and are divided as follows:

PHYSICS LAB TUTORIALS
Basic lab skills and lab report write up.

PHYSICS LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS
Lab experiments links.

PHYSICS LABS USING VIDEO ANALYSIS
Links for resources using Video Analysis.

PHYSICS OPEN-ENDED LABS
Over 40 ideas for open-ended labs.
PHYSICS LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS

Dolores Gende: Physics Labs
A listing of my AP Physics course lab experiments.

Design Experiments
Excellent collection of labs in pdf  or WORD  format from the Rutgers University Physics and Astronomy Education Research (PAER) group. 

Alan van Heuvelen's Experiment Problems
Archived link to 22 Mechanics experiments and 9 Electricity and Magnetism projects. Each experiment includes a brief intro, instructor's guidelines and equipment. All files can be downloaded as pdf.

Low-Cost Physics Activities
Collection of links to activity and simulations for low-cost investigations

AP Central: Physics Web Guide
The AP Physics Web Guide includes links to labs for every single topic of the AP Physics (B and  C) curriculum.

Physics Labs by Jim Keefer
Brockport High School Science Department
Very good AP Physics B lab resources. Each lab is given with objectives, materials, background theory, analysis and questions.

Clemson University: Physics Labs
Excellent labs for introductory level college physics. It includes mechanics,  electricity and magnetism and waves and optics experiments for algebra-based and calculus based physics.

Practical Physics
Over 600 lab ideas in several topics  from the Institute of Physics.

PASCO: Online Library
Collection of over 50 experiments (mostly Mechanics) that use PASCO interfaces, sensors and computers.

Physics Practical Work
Designed for an IB Physics curriculum. It contains lab experiments procedures with diagrams and suggested investigations for every topic
in an AP Physics B course.
PHYSICS LABS USING VIDEO ANALYSIS

Tracker Video Analysis: Open source (read FREE) video analysis tool.
Downloadable software and sample videos.

Video Analysis with Logger Pro: Screencast demo on how to use
Logger Pro to do video analysis

Video Analysis Investigations for Physics and Mathematics
Dr. Joel Bryan. Ball State Univerrsity
A collection of 19 Mechanics videos with experiment suggestions.

Direct Measurement Videos
Grids, rulers, and frame-counters are added as overlays on the videos. These allow students to make precise measurements of quantities.

LivePhoto Physics
Collection of videos and classroom-tested curricular materials.
The Vernier Physics with Video Analysis book is a product of the
NSF-funded LivePhoto Project.

Physics Teaching Technology Resource
Dr. Eugenia Etkina and David Brooks. Rutgers.
Over 100 downloadable videos in all areas of AP Physics B that provide
a resource of ideas and methods for constructivist physics teaching

High-speed (super slow motion) Video Clips
Sports, mechanics, animals, fluids and assorted objects

Doane Physics Video Library
This collection has videos in Tension and Acceleration, Gravity and Air
Resistance, Projectile Motion, Waves, Momentum and Miscellaneous Sports. Free downloads for teachers!

Video Point Resource Library
Archive of over v100 videos on all areas of Mechanics and SHM. There are applications in sports, human motion and amusement park rides. All videos are downloadable  and can be used with LoggerPro.
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