A shorter, thicker
wire with a smaller mass on top should have a higher
A longer, thinner wire with a larger
mass on top should have a lower frequency.
Now, use the information you found out
from Experiments 1,2 and 3.
What would you do to make a ball and
wire with a very high frequency or a very low frequency? (Answer)
Vary the size of the plasticine balls, and the height and
thickness of the wires. Try it out!
Are you feeling adventurous?
try Experiment 5 !
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