Episode 304: Simple Pendulum
In this learning episode, from the Institute of Physics, students investigate the simple harmonic motion of a pendulum. This involves discussion and student investigations.
The activities include:
• measuring the restoring force
• investigating the time period of a pendulum
• using a computer model of a pendulum
• looking at gravitational and inertial mass
• calculations involving pendulums
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|Subject(s)||Physics, Practical work, Science|
|Published||2000 - 2009|
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This resource is part of Teaching Advanced Physics - IOP