"Oscillating Pendulums" Trailer

Make a pendulum that does anything but swing back and forth! This relates to magnetic repulsion, magnetic attraction, inertia, potential energy, kinetic energy. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Secret Frogs of the Himalayas,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Easy when using low temperature glue guns.


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