Pendulum Painting | November 7th and 14th Gravity, force, and motion collide in this colorful display of physics! Are you up for a challenge? Pendulum Construction! Big or small there are no limits to this design and build challenge. Galileo, a famous inventor who lived about 400 years ago, came up with an idea similar to this for making a time measuring instrument. His idea came from watching a lamp swinging back and forth. Today you will use your working environment & materials provided to your team to construct a working pendulum and test it out in the most artful way. Old clothes are recommended and creativity is a must!