1. The motion of both an object oscillating on a spring and an object moving in a fixed circular path are both alike - simple harmonic motion
Lecturer Procedure for Demonstration
|Steps to Follow||Expected Result|
1. Turn on the switch.
2. Pull the cube down to the height of the lowest position of the styrofoam ball.
3. When the ball reaches its lowest position, release the cube.
The shadows will appear to be moving in an identical path.
(After a few oscillations, they begin to fall out of phase)