This is a classroom demonstration version of Lab 14 from Vernier "Physics with Calculators"
Before the Activity
Do you think that the period of a pendulum will depend on the amplitude of the swing?
Will the period depend on the mass? If so, under what conditions?
Do you think the length of the pendulum will effect the period?
During the Activity
See the attached Word .doc
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary