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58 resources with the keyterm pendulum

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Riding on a Pendulum

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A comprehensive resource gets fourth grade physical scientists making observations about the period of a pendulum and then applying knowledge to a playground swing. Through seven different stations, they will record observations and...
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Work and Energy: Forms and Changes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your introductory physical science class will be energized by this PowerPoint. They will be able to define energy, work, and power. They will be able to perform calculations for kinetic and potential energy. They will be able to describe...
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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...
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Making Variables More Concrete

For Teachers 8th - 10th
When teaching about the different types of variables, practice is the key.
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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Pendulum Time

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Take your time with this lesson. Junior engineers read about different types of clocks and then work together to build a pendulum time-keeper. There are no hints as to how they might go about accomplishing this complex task, so you may...
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Pendulum Catch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...
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Pendulums

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pendulums are simple, yet engaging demonstrations of harmonic motion. Dr. Carlson uses a very large example of a pendulum: a bowling ball on a string hanging from the ceiling! Learn from Dr. Carlson how you can teach about the strength...
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Pendulum Catch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...
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Time That Period

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Physical science starters play with a pendulum in order to experience periodicity. Detailed procedures and a worksheet are included for day one. For day two, learners will use a graphing calculator to help them plot orbit data from a...
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Stars and Slopes

For Teachers 10th - 12th
More of a math lesson than physics or space science, high schoolers take a set of data and plot it on a log-log coordinate system. The write-up for day two was never completed, but day one, "Stars and Slopes," is complex and cohesive....
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Physics 240 UnTest 3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It is called an "UnTest" because it is a practice test for an upcoming exam. In it, your first-year physicists practice solving problems pertaining to wave motion, pendulum period, and moment of inertia. There are eight problems in all...
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Graphing Pendulum Results

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders set up a pendulum experiment deciding which variable to manipulate (length of string or weight on the string). They create a hypothesis, collect necessary equipment, and write out each step of their experiment. They then...
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Pendulums

For Teachers 7th - 12th
First-time physicists experiment with pendulums in this physics lesson. They vary the weight of the bob, record how long each takes to complete ten period swings, and then calculate the time for one period. They repeat the procedure,...
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Simple Harmonic Motion with Dr. DAQ

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study the work and accomplishment of Galileo. In this physics lesson, students calculate the period of a pendulum's using a mathematical equation. They explain the different factors affecting its period.
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Periodic Motion - The Pendulum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students experiment to determine the period of a pendulum. In this periodic motion lesson, students use different pendulums to determine their periods. They use various amplitudes to determine its effects on the period.
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Oscillations

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars construct and compare the actions of various pendulums. In this pendulum motion lesson, students build and test different types of pendulums. They conduct experiments with the length of the swing arm and apply mathematical...
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Coupled Resonant Pendulums

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discover every pendulum has a natural vibration cycle that depends on its length.  In this physical science lesson, students participate in an experiment that shows the natural vibration frequency of two pendulums is the same if...
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How Can a Clock Part Measure Gravity?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students measure motion. In this gravity and motion lesson, students make a simple pendulum and use the TI-73 calculator to calculate how acceleration varies with pendulum length. Students record data from their experiments on the...
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Exploring Pendulums

For Students 7th - 10th
In this exploring pendulums worksheet, students experiment with pendulums they make in the lab. They vary the length of the strings and the weights to observe the changes in the pendulum's amplitude and frequency. They answer 3 analysis...
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Physics 240:21

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 240: 21, the students calculate the period of oscillation as well as the period of the pendulum described in the word problems. Students also determine the frequency of oscillation.
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Pendulum Lab in 9th Grade Physical Science

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders conduct experiments to determine what affects the rate of a pendulum's swing. Working in small groups, they identify an independent variable to study and create an experiment to test their hypothesis. When tests are...
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Pendulums on the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct experiments to determine if length, mass, or starting angle has any effect on the rate of a pendulum's swing. They also conduct an experiment online to determine if gravitational force plays a role in the swing. Groups...
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Energy, Light, Heat, and Sound

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate various forms of energy. They compare potential and kinetic energy at different points during the period of a pendulum, design an apparatus that displays potential and kinetic energy, and analyze the advantages...