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Finding the gradient of a straight line

Finding the gradient is a very common task that you meet while doing practicals and analysing data. The gradient, m, can be calculated by the formula

Investigate the effect of varying lengths on the period of a pendulum

The aim of this activity is to investigate the effect of varying lengths on the period of a pendulum Use the simulation below. Spend about five minutes working with the simulation and locating the sliders to control the mass of the bob,… Continue Reading →

Simple Pendulum [FULL] – with Real Equipment

The aim of this activity is to find out which of the following 3 variables affect the period of a pendulum: mass of the bob, length of the string and frictional force.

Simple Pendulum [FULL] – Virtual

  The aim of this activity is to find out which of the following 3 variables affect the period of a pendulum: mass of the bob, length of the string and frictional force.

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