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EFFECTS OF RUBBER BAND ENERGY DATA COLLECTION
Number of Turns of the Rubber Band
Distance Traveled in cm -
Trial 1

Distance Traveled in cm -
Trial 2

Distance Traveled in cm - Trial 3
Selected Distance
2
71
73
70
73
4
120
121
119
121
8
150
151
149
151sa

QUESTIONS
Please answer the following questions in complete sentences.

1. Where does the energy to wind the rubber band come from?
Strechyness.
2. Where does the energy to move the vehicle come from?
The wheels.
3. How do you release the energy stored in the rubber band?
lettting it un strech.
4. What happens when the stored energy in the rubber band is released?
The car goes fast.
5. How does the number of turns on the rubber band affect the distance the vehicle travels?
Because it is tighter.
6. Why was it important to keep the number of turns the same for all groups in the class?
Because it makes the CMs in the same range.
7. What would happen if the number of turns was only 1? What if the number of turns was 10?
It would go not very far or it would go very far.