Role of the Laboratory: Prediction of Landing Position Documents
Jim Nelson and Jane Nelson
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