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Pendulum Motion Experiments

Students experiment with simple pendulums to determine the validity of an equation for all angles. Students discover the usefulnes and limitations of approximations in science. Using spreadhseets and a java applet, students observe the effects of changing the length of the pendulum.

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Resource Details

9th - 12th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Database & Spreadsheet