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Pendulums Swing Into Motion

Young scholars examine the relationship between energy, work, and force through the use of pendulums. In small groups they conduct an experiment to analyze how the weight of a washer and the length of the string affects the number of swings, input the data from the experiment into a spreadsheet program, and present their results to the class.

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Resource Details

3rd - 5th
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Database & Spreadsheet
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