Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart GreenOrder code: GDX-CART-G
VERNIER GO DIRECT SENSOR CART GREEN
The Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart features built-in, wireless sensors for one-dimensional dynamics and kinematics experiments. It directly connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology to your platform.
With Vernier's Go Direct Sensor Cart students can explore force, position, velocity and acceleration directly on their Bluetooth-enabled device—no wires or additional equipment required. Each cart features built-in sensors to simplify experiment setup and allow investigations to be conducted on or off the track.
The Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart can be used for hands-on kinematics and dynamics demonstrations but can also be used as an individual sensor. Hang a mass and spring from the force sensor to study simple harmonic motion or attach the cart to a turntable to study centripetal acceleration.
Each full-featured dynamics cart includes:
• Encoder wheel to report position
• 3-axis accelerometer to measure independent acceleration
• ±50 N force sensor to measure push and pulls
• Mass trays for changing total mass
• Plunger for collision and impulse studies
• Low friction wheels for uniform motion
• Exchangeable magnetic and hook-and-pile inserts for elastic and inelastic collisions
Use the Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart in a variety of experiments:
• Collect position, velocity and acceleration data as a cart rolls freely up and down an incline.
• Observe collisions between two carts and test for the conservation of momentum or measure energy changes during different types of collisions.
• Investigate the relationship between force, mass and acceleration.
• Examine the energies involved in simple harmonic motion.
• Measure a cart’s momentum change and compare it to the impulse it receives.
Rechargeable Battery — Ready When You Are
The Vernier Go Direct™ robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation. Monitor battery life directly from Vernier's free Graphical Analysis™ app
Vernier's Go Direct™ sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook or computer using Vernier's free Graphical Analysis™ app. No additional equipment or software purchases are necessary.
GAPRO Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro includes all the features of the free Vernier Graphical Analysis app, plus enhanced functions for more advanced analysis. Its illustrative experiment videos and interactive graphing capabilities inspire students to explore crucial scientific concepts and analyze data in new complex and insightful ways.
GAPRO is compatible with most Vernier sensors and multiple operating systems and devices.
Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart is also available as a part of the Vernier Dynamics Cart and Track System with Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart.
• Position resolution: 0.25mm reported by default at 1mm steps
• Force range: ±50N
• Accelerometer range: ±160m/s2
• Vernier Go Direct Sensor Cart Green
• Flat-top rubber bumper
• Anti-roll peg
• Empty tabs x 4
• Vernier Micro USB Cable
Educational use only:
Vernier and Kidwind products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical or commercial applications. Details
- Warranty: 5 years (1 year on battery)
- Package size (HxWxD): 83 x 102 x 203mm
- Packed weight: 390g
Last edited 19th May 2022
ACSSU229 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion - The motion of objects can be described and predicted using the laws of physics
ACSPH066 - Linear Motion and Waves - Linear motion and force - Collisions may be elastic and inelastic; kinetic energy is conserved in elastic collisions
ACSPH065 - Linear Motion and Waves - Linear motion and force - Energy is conserved in isolated systems and is transferred from one object to another when a force is applied over a distance; this causes work to be done and changes to kinetic and/or potential energy of objects
ACSPH064 - Linear Motion and Waves - Linear motion and force - Momentum is a property of moving objects; it is conserved in a closed system and may be transferred from one object to another when a force acts over a time interval
ACSPH063 - Linear Motion and Waves - Linear motion and force - Newton’s Three Laws of Motion describe the relationship between the force or forces acting on an object, modelled as a point mass, and the motion of the object due to the application of the force or forces
ACSPH076 - Linear Motion and Waves - Waves - A wave model explains a wide range of lightrelated phenomena including reflection, refraction, total internal reflection, dispersion, diffraction and interference; a transverse wave model is required to explain polarisation
ACSPH099 - Gravity and electromagnetism - Gravity and motion - Projectile motion can be analysed quantitatively by treating the horizontal and vertical components of the motion independently
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