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Physical MotionPlay
Understand pendulum as representing a specific type of movement found in clocks or experiments. SlideThe science teacher demonstrated how a pendulum moves.
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Pendulums are key in clocks to keep time; they help measure seconds accurately. SlideBefore digital clocks, a pendulum was crucial for keeping time.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Pendulum can be a metaphor for changes in opinions or situations, swinging from one extreme to another. SlideThe political pendulum has swung to the left in recent years.