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National Standards for Grade Levels 9-14


In Simple Pendulums students collect data from three experiments to determine the effects of mass, amplitude, pendulum length, and acceleration due to gravity on periodicity. Includes instructor’s manual, reproducible stepwise instructions forstudents, guided calculations, assessment questions, sample data, complete answer keys, and all materials for activities. Allow 45 minutes lab time and 45 minutes class time for analysis. Required, but not included: balance or scale accurate to .01 g. Appropriate for any level physics course (including AP) as well as general science courses. Designed for working in groups of four to six, with materials sufficient for up to 36 students. Meets national standards for grades 9-12.

Simple Pendulum

SKU: 15-103
    • Instructor's Manual with Reproducible Student Data Sheets
    • Protractors
    • Tape Measures
    • Stopwatches
    • Heavy String
    • Rubber Stoppers
    • Cork Stoppers
    • Washers
    • Screws
  • Sh. wt. 3lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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