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written by Deborah Lojkutz
The objective of this activity is to teach students the concept of periodic motion and relate it to the movement of a pendulum. Students use different sized, colored bobs to test the effect of amplitude on period.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Pendula
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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periodic motion
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