Dynamics - Advanced

The Not-so-simple Pendulum 1

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.

Little Little G

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

See how little g and your weight varies around the world. Did this variation help Bob Beamon to long-jumping succes in 1968?

Falling Beads

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the patterns made by many beads sliding down a set of smooth rods

Earth Orbit

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth follows around the sun.

The Not-so-simple Pendulum 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Things are roughened up and friction is now added to the approximate simple pendulum

Phase Space

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Explore the issues surrounding the concept of Phase Space.