Day 125: Mathematical Models for Simple Harmonic Motion

In Honors Physics, students performed an activity to connect the graphical model for simple harmonic motion to the mathematical model and to the physical apparatus. I posted about this lab in the fall when my AP Physics B class did it. This year we are “piloting” the AP Physics 1 curriculum with Honors Physics; so, the Honors Physics classes are doing some of the same labs as my AP Physics B class. It is odd to have two different classes do the same lab at two different times in the same school year. Regardless, I love this lab as it really helps students make connections among the multiple representations for simple harmonic motion.


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