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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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    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Higher Education,Motion in Two Dimensions,NSDL,High School,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Classical Mechanics,Engineering,Work and Energy,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055425711T,projectile motion,inertia,motion in two dimentions

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