In this lab, students will use a photogate and pendulum to determine the physical properties of a simple pendulum that affect its period. Then, students will use their data to support a mathematical model that relates period to pendulum arm length.Preview Download
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The Wireless Smart Gate has all the features of the wired Smart Gate plus the added flexibility of wireless connection to your data collection system.
Hang up to three pendula from precisely the same height.
Set of four pendula (brass, plastic, wood, and aluminum) that are ideal for PASCO’s Photogate Head and Photogate Accessory in timing experiments.
Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.
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