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Cool Physics with a Smart Phone

video Cool Physics with a Smart Phone
Novel approach to the falling body physics lab using oscilloscope apps with audio input through device microphone.
Kiteman1 year ago
Love it - this is the best reason to allow "smart" devices in the classroom.

I wonder - could it pick up the sound of a bouncing ball?
barkergk (author)  Kiteman1 year ago
I'm still learning my way around Instructables. See the bouncing ball profile.
barkergk (author) 1 year ago
Photogate circuit diagram.
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barkergk (author) 1 year ago
Here is your answer Kiteman! Bouncing ball decay profile with OsciPrime.
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barkergk (author) 1 year ago
That was "great idea Kiteman".
barkergk (author) 1 year ago
Great I sensitivities kite man. You can set the trigger to any sensitivity. The closer to the baseline the more sensitive. I am sure it would pick up a bouncing ball. I knew it wouldn't take long for folks to come up new uses.
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