High School / Physics

Pendulum

In this lab, students will use motion sensors to determine how the mass and length of a simple pendulum affect its period of oscillation.

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Motion Sensor

Wireless Motion Sensor

The Wireless Motion Sensor uses ultrasound to measure the position, velocity, and acceleration of objects.

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Source: Lab #17

Physics Through Inquiry

Pendulum