Periodic Motion - The Pendulum
Learners study the concept of periodic motion and relate it to the movement of a pendulum. They discover that the period of a pendulum is dependent on the length of the pendulum and independent of the bob and the amplitude.
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New Review Amusement Park Physics
Go for a ride with physics! Groups pick an amusement ride to investigate. Using their gathered information, teams develop their own ride and present it to the class. The team mates create a persuasive letter to an amusement park on why...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque
Introduce your young scholars to the concepts of circular motion, projectile motion, angular speed, simple harmonic motion, torque, center of mass, centripetal force, and Hooke's Law with a 86-slide presentation. The circular motion...
11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Verification of the Acceleration Due to Gravity by a Simple Pendulum
We know pendulums were used in ancient Egypt and Rome, but it is thought they were also used pre-recorded history. Scholars build their own simple pendulums in the sixth lesson of an 11-part series. Then, through an experiment varying...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable