The Elevator Ride

The Elevator Ride Interactive is a simulation depicting the forces acting upon an elevator rider while ascending and descending. The emphasis on the Interactive is on communicating the sensations of weightlessness and weightiness experienced by a rider.

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Users are encouraged to open the Interactive and explore. Or if desired, The Physics Classroom has prepared an activity for a more directed experience. The activity was designed with the intent of being used by classroom teachers with their classes.


Learners and Instructors may also be interested in viewing the accompanying Notes page. Technical information, teaching suggestions, and related resources that complement this Interactive are provided on the Notes page. View Notes.







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