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HSVPL Motion of a Pendulum for iOS

Developer's Description

The Motion of a Pendulum lab uses a mass on a string to investigate the relationships between the mass, length, amplitude, and period of oscillation of a pendulum. It is part of High School Virtual Physics Lab, a set of 24 iPad apps for use in the classroom. To see how they work, try the FREE HSVPL Newtons 2nd Law lab.In addition to a 3D simulation that produces realistic data, each lab includes introductory videos, background theory, experimental procedure, analysis and reporting tools, pre- and post-lab quizzes, and teacher support materials.These labs can serve as replacements for hands-on labs, especially when equipment is not available, or as supplements to hands-on labs. They are also a suitable option for students in distance learning situations. Formative and summative evaluations showed no significant difference in learning between students using the virtual labs and those using hands-on labs. Preliminary results suggest increased learning by students using the virtual labs as supplements to hands-on.HSVPL was developed by Polyhedron Learning Media, Inc. and is distributed in conjunction with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Funding for this project was provided under contract number ED-IES-11-C-0029 by the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2

Fixed a bug where you could change masses while the pendulum was swinging.

General

Release March 19, 2014
Date Added March 19, 2014
Version 1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with . iTunes account required.

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