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|School / Organization||Spring Valley HS|
|Title||The Pendulum PhET Lab|
|Keywords||Pendulum, Periodic Motion, Harmonic Motion|
|Description||Two-page (low paper use) lab with ten-point formal assessment at its conclusion. The lab should take no more than 50 minutes, including calculations and questions. This lab is easy for the students to perform and easy to grade. If absent, this lab can be done at home with little instructor input. This lab is performed early in a 2D dynamics and harmonic motion unit at an urban high school in Las Vegas, Nevada.|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
What do you think about this activity? How did you use it or change it for your class? Professionally constructive comments welcome.