How to Build and Use a Pendulum?

Answer A basic pendulum swingingPendulums have many uses, ranging from timekeeping, science experiments, keeping the beat in music and even as thrill rides. A simple pendulum can be made easily and quickl... Read More »

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How do i build a pendulum?

Simple PendulumAttach a string to a weight. Any object, preferably dense and small, can be suspended from a string or wire. Tie, glue or tape the object to the string or wire. A metal ring or key i... Read More »

What is a pendulum used for?

A pendulum is a weight that swings near the end of a rod or a cord, and is used as a measurement device. Time, acceleration due to gravity, velocities and the Earth's rotation are among the things ... Read More »

How to Use a Pendulum?

A pendulum consists of a weight, called a bob, suspended from a rod or string that swings back and forth. Pendulums are found in timekeeping devices such as metronomes, grandfather and cuckoo clock... Read More »

How do I create a pendulum?

Find a Pendulum TipFind or make a pendulum tip; this can be any pendant finding whose weight is balanced around its outside and which comes to a point at the bottom. It may be conical, shaped like ... Read More »