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[Phys-L] Re: Energy & Projectile Lab

My university uses multi-part forms, some of which contain carbon pap=
er. Usually I just take apart a few of these and use the carbon paper=
contained therein. One doesn't need full sheets of carbon paper for =
a projectile motion lab, so the small size of the forms is not an iss=
Most office supply stores still carry carbon paper. If not, they can =
special-order it. With larger store chains, you can order carbon pape=
r online. University bookstores tend to be limited in what they stock=
, but they should be able to special-order carbon paper for you. =
But FIRST, talk to your secretaries or administrative assistants, who=
may have boxes of old carbon paper stashed somewhere among the offic=
e supplies. Since carbon paper is useless to them, but "too good" to =
throw out, they'll often be delighted to give it to you. A box of 10=
0 sheets can last you 10 years.

=46rom: Forum for Physics Educators on behalf of Brian Whatcott
Sent: Fri 3/18/2005 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: Energy & Projectile Lab

At 05:21 PM 3/18/2005, you wrote in part:
Concerning carbon paper... my supply was running low and the campus
bookstore had none. ///

Michael D. Edmiston, Ph.D.

Sam's Club offers 100 sheets for $15.50 (plus shipping I expect)
so all is not lost. I think there is a small sewing/embroidery market=


Brian Whatcott Altus, OK Eureka!
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