This activity Pendulum from Holt Physics Chapter 11 Vibrations and Waves uses the calculator and the VIB program calculate the period of a pendulum on different planets.
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher PDF file and Activity PDF file.
Make copies of the first page in the Teacher PDF file for your class.
Download the VIB program to your student calculators.
During the Activity
calculate the period of a pendulum on different planets
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.