Mechanics of Solids and Liquids

Bar Code: 1135

Description: Students may conduct experiments in calculating volume, determining density and measuring lengths/time of solids and liquids, learn about air and hydrostatic pressure, buoyancy force and Archimedes' principle.

Inventory:

1 Large Plastic Tub. Three kits and several books within the tub:

  • Leybold Equipment Set BMC 1. Within the kit:
    1. Double Scale (340 82)
    2. Universal Clamp (666 555)
    3. Stand Rod, 25 cm (301 26)
    4. (2),Stand Rods, 50 cm (301 27)
    5. Double Clamp (301 09)
    6. Multi Clamp (666 61)
    7. Metal Plate (200 65 559)
    8. (3) Support Clips (314 04)
    9. (2) Stand Bases (301 21)
    10. (2) Support Blocks (301 25)
    11. Pair of Pointers (310 29)
    12. Universal Pencil (309 45)
    13. Set of 6 Loads (340 85)
    14. Aluminum Block (362 32)
    15. Tape Measure (311 78)
    16. Cord (200 70 322)
  • Equipment Set BMC 2. Within the kit:
    1. Beaker, 250 ml (664 130)
    2. Graduated Cylinder, 100 ml. (590 08)
    3. Plastic Beaker, 250 ml. (664 123)
    4. Silicone tubing, 1 m. (667 194)
    5. Plastic Tubing (200 69 648)
    6. Round Tin (35 mm film canister) (200 69 647)
    7. Double Pipe Support (200 69 370)
    8. Connector (665 226)
    9. (4) Caps, black plastic (200 69 649)
    10. Mini funnel (309 83)
    11. Stopper with hole (200 69 304)
    12. (2) Test Tubes (664 042)
  • Equipment set MEC 1. Within the kit:
    1. 2 Balance Pans with Stirrups (342 47)
    2. Set of Weights, 1-50 g (590 27)
    3. Leaf Spring (352 051)
    4. Inclined Plane (341 221)
    5. Pressure Probe (362 301)
    6. Package of Rubber Bands (340 90)
    7. Plastic Tubing (665 240)
    8. Packet of Lead Shot, 100 g (362 351)
    9. Stopper (667 257)
    10. Capillary Apparatus (362 36)
    11. Load Hook (340 87)
    12. Plug -in Axle (340 811)
    13. Coupling Plug (340 89)
    14. (2) Pulleys, 5 cm. (340 911)
    15. (2) Pulleys, 10 cm. (340 921)
    16. (2) Pulley Bridges (340 930)
    17. Lever with Pointer (340 831)
    18. Dynamometer, 1.5 N (314 01)
    19. Dynamometer, 3 N (314 02)
    20. Helical Spring, 0.25 N/cm (352 08)
    21. Helical Spring, 1 N/cm (352 07)
    22. Vernier caliper (311 52)
  • Leybold Physics Science Teaching Module, "Properties of Matter - Liquids" (588 012) - on heavy card stock in a notebook (Student manual)
  • Leybold Physics Science Teaching Module, "Properties of Matter - Liquids" (588 012) - paperback format (Teacher's Manual with answers)
  • "Metric Measuring" - TOPS Learning Systems Teaching Resource
  • 35 1 page lesson plan
  • 13 Kit Inventories - lists with diagrams
    Book - Physics for Kids: 49 Easy Experiments with Mechanics
  • Activity Worksheet Copies - Activity 3, 8,
    Student Worksheet Copies - 4, 6

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