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Mr. Wagner Guy Pierre

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GSJ Experiment (Swing Low: Investigate the Motion of a Pendulum)

1. Read this page = https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Phys_p016/physics/pendulum-motion?utm_source=googlesciencejournallanding&utm_campaign=GSJ&utm_medium=referral#procedure 2. Watch the video = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmrG_R8Qx3Y 3. Question: Does the length affect how fast the pendulum swings? 4. Conduct your experiment (put the phone in a ziplock bag and tie it to a pendulum) 5. Using NOTE or VIDEO, answer the following questions: S.W.O.R.D. -- The summary of data from the experiment was...The experiment (did or did not) support the hypothesis, because...The relationship between the independent and dependent variables was...The reasons for my results are...Next time, I would improve the experiment by...and what I learned can be used to...

8th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Science, STEAM
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