nature of science and physics
Science Design: Investigating Pendulums
Extend learning with these resources.
Pre- and post-visit activities
Back and Forth (PDF)
Back and Forth Lab Sheet (PDF)
Explore energy transformations in a pendulum.
Wheel of Inquiry (PDF)
What is the relationship between independent and dependent variables? The inquiry wheel helps students clarify those two terms.
Discovery Education: Getting started with an investigation
YouthLearn: Inquiry-based learning
Just Science Now: What is inquiry?
Science Buddies: careers in science
Kids.gov: science jobs