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Coupled Resonant Pendulums 2


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    The Exploratorium

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Coupled Resonant Pendulums 2

Create a simple dual pendulum and get them to swing in identical ways. This is a simple, low cost, activity produced by the Exploratorium.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
Under 5 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Tape
  • A drinking straw
  • Scissors
  • Four pennies
  • Two paper clips
  • Thin string
  • Two pencils

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Motion and Forces
      • Gravity
      • Momentum and Velocity
      • Newton's Laws

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