Pendulums Swing Into Motion

Students 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

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Database & Spreadsheet
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use
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