Role of the Laboratory: Prediction of Landing Position Documents
Jim Nelson and
In this activity from the PTRA manual "Role of the Laboratory in Teaching Introductory Physics", students predict the landing point of a pendulum bob if its string is cut at the bottom of its swing. Energy considerations are used to predict the point. Then the students try it.
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Published January 1, 1995
Last Modified June 18, 2006