Superpower of Time
Experiment 4: Pendulum

The secret of a super-swinging superpower might be hidden inside an old clock!

Experiment 4 of the Time superpower series - let's make a pendulum! A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely and depending on where the weight is place determines how fast it swings! Don't forget to download the full instructional worksheet and parent cheat sheet.

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Explore the Time Superpower Theme

Superpower of Time Trailer

Nanogirl wants the superpower to control time so she can eat more cookies - er, I mean, fight more crime!

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Experiment 1 - Make Your Own Sundial

This superhero business is hungry work - how long until the next cookie? Let's build a sundial to find out!

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Experiment 2 - Moon Calendar

Nanogirl wants the superpower to predict the future, and she thinks she'd got the answer - the moon!

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Experiment 3 - Water Clock

Today, Nanogirl wants to measure really small amounts of time - and she might be able to do it using the power of water!

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Experiment 5 - Zoetrope

Build an amazing invention which lets you speed up and slow down time!

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