Discover the period of a simple pendulum, then use video analysis with two extensions to investigate energy conservation and apply technology to track energy conversion.
- Twenty-page lab manual with activity and extensions provides material for approximately three hours of class time and meets 10 Next Generation Science Standards concepts and 8 Common Core Standards
- Required but not included: Visual Scientifics Base
Includes pendulum backboard, mounting rod, pendulum bob and stopper, and string. The activity requires the Visual Scientifics Base, which is available separately. Recommended: Video camera, graphing software, and photogate system, also available separately.