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"Baseketball"

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This trick from Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty lets you add together the bounces of two balls and send one ball flying. When we tried this trick on the Exploratorium's exhibit floor, we gathered a crowd of visitors who wanted to know what we were doing. We explained that we were engaged in serious scientific experimentation related to energy transfer. Some of them may have believed us. If you'd like to go into the physical calculations of this phenomenam, see the related resource "Bouncing Balls" - it's the same activity but with the math explained.
Level:
High School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
11/07/2012
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0
Language:
English
Media Format:
Text/HTML

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