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Title Pendulum Basics Inquiry
Description This is a lab I wrote to have on hand in case a substitute was soming that couldn't do the lesson that I had planned. It offers an opportunity to design and analyze a simple system. I included some clicker questions that could be used as a follow-up.
Subject Physics
Level Middle School
Type Lab
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords pendulum, period, periodic motion
Simulation(s) Pendulum Lab (HTML5), Pendulum Lab


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2/1/11
Date updated 9/13/17