As a continuation of the theme of potential and kinetic energy, this lesson introduces the concepts of momentum, elastic and inelastic collisions. Many sports and games, such as baseball and ping-pong, illustrate the ideas of momentum and collisions. Students can use the associated activities to explore these concepts by bouncing assorted balls on different surfaces and calculating …

Read moreThe physics of a bouncing ball concerns the physical behaviour of bouncing balls, particularly its motion before, during, and after impact against the surface of another body.Several aspects of a bouncing ball's behaviour serve as an introduction to mechanics in high school or undergraduate level physics courses. However, the exact modelling of the behaviour is …

Read moreAs a continuation of the theme of potential and kinetic energy, this lesson introduces the concepts of momentum, elastic and inelastic collisions. Many sports and games, such as baseball and ping-pong, illustrate the ideas of momentum and collisions. Students can use the associated activities to explore these concepts by bouncing assorted balls on different surfaces and calculating …

Read moreCalculate the potential energy of the ball at the height of its arc after the first bounce to gain the total mechanical energy after the bounce. Conclusion: The purpose of this lab was to find the coefficient of friction for different objects, and see how it relates to height and energy lost.

Read moreDec 30, 2020· It may bounce back, but with a reduced speed. For want of a better term I shall refer to this as a somewhat inelastic collision. If there happens to be a little heap of gunpowder lying on the table where the ball hits it, it may bounce back with a faster speed than it had immediately before collision. That would be a superelastic collision. The ...

Read moreJan 19, 2020· When the ball comes into contact with the ground, some energy will be lost as heat and sound (the sound of the ball contacting the ground). Stage 3: The ball will rebound. Just after the ball rebounds, the ball will have the following properties: Gravitational Potential Energy is minimum (~ 0)

Read moreThe bounce of a ball Rod Cross Physics Department, University of Sydney, 2006 Australia ~Received 17 February 1998; accepted 13 August 1998! In this paper, the dynamics of a bouncing ball is described for several common ball types having different bounce characteristics. Results are presented for a tennis ball, a baseball, a golf ball, a

Read moreDrop each ball 3 times every 25 cm, until 200 cm and record the bounce. Calculate the average bounce height for each ball. Conclusion: In conclusion, the golf ball was the ball to go the highest, even though you would expect the tennis ball to go the highest. The ping pong ball seemed to be in second place, and the tennis ball was in third place.

Read moreSep 04, 2013· Form A students were given a ball and needed to find a relationship between the ball's drop height and initial bounce height. Students did as many trials as ...

Read moreExploring all its ramifications, we give an overview of the simple yet fundamental bouncing ball problem, which consists of a ball bouncing vertically on a sinusoidally vibrating table under the action of gravity. The dynamics is modeled on the basis of a discrete map of difference equations, which numerically solved fully reveals a rich variety of nonlinear behaviors, encompassing …

Read moreDec 06, 2011· Physics Lab: bouncing ball? We did a physics lab in class today as a lesson to analyze the potential and kinetic energy of three different balls. For each type of balls (tennis, rubber, superball), we were given three different heights that the balls are dropped at. We also recorded the time & rebound height of the ball.

Read moreBouncing Ball Lab Name_____ Per___Date _____ Problem: How does energy change form in two different kinds of bouncing balls? Objective: You will determine the energy transformations in two different kinds of bouncing balls by collecting and analyzing drop height and bounce …

Read moreName: _____ Ball Bounce Lab Directions: Use the Ball Bounce video on Pivot Interactives to determine the force of the wall on the ball. 1. The ball has a mass of 283 grams. Convert this into kilograms. (1 kg = 1,000 g) 2. Use the timer and the meter stick in the simulation to determine the velocity the ball before it hits the wall.

Read morethe average bounce height for each ball inthe experiment. Round theaverageto thenearest whole number. Check with your teammates to besure that you all have the same results. 6.Graph your data on the bar graph by first writing in the different names ofthe ball types on the lines at the bottom. Then color abar to match the average height ofeach ...

Read moreSep 09, 2015· So taking a page from Lee Trampleasure's blog "Bouncing Ball Lab Introduces Models and Foreshadows Future Physics Concepts," I tried a version of the Bouncing Ball Lab with my Regents Physics students on the 3rd day of school. Our goal was to introduce our general physics philosophy, start using the metric system, review graphing procedures, slope, …

Read moreThe velocity then changes direction and moves up until the acceleration slows it down (Bouncing ball physics). In this experiment, a small bouncy ball will be dropped from various heights (10 heights, for 5 trials each); the rebound percentage will be calculated by observing videos of the experiment and seeing how high the ball bounces up for ...

Read moreBouncing ball physics is an interesting subject of analysis, demonstrating several interesting dynamics principles related to acceleration, momentum, and energy. These principles will be discussed. Almost everybody, at some point in their lives, has bounced a rubber ball against the wall or floor and observed its motion. Normally we don't think ...

Read morePhysics Lab - Bouncing Ball "g" Printer-friendly versions of this file: Microsoft Word (*.doc) Adobe Acrobat Reader (*.pdf) Purpose: To study kinematics graphs for an object in free fall. To measure the object's free fall acceleration, "g". To become familiar with the Pasco TM motion sensor and DataStudio TM software;

Read moreName: _____ Ball Bounce Lab Directions: Use the Ball Bounce video on Pivot Interactives to determine the force of the wall on the ball. 1. The ball has a mass of 283 grams. Convert this into kilograms. (1 kg = 1,000 g) 2. Use the timer and the meter stick in the simulation to determine the velocity the ball before it hits the wall.

Read more6. Young, H.D., Physics, 8 th Ed., (Addison Wesley, NY, 1992) pp 155-158, 171-182. Materials. Balls. Ruler. Instructions. Your kit of materials contains three types of balls. Find the percentage of mechanical energy lost for each ball during one bounce …

Read moreEnergy of a Bouncing Ball Lab. Integrated Science Names: Date: During this lab investigation, you will investigate energy transformations between kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and elastic potential energy. Follow procedures on page 134 of your Glencoe science book. Note the following changes:

Read moreThe SuperBall Lab Objective This goal of this tutorial lab is to introduce data analysis techniques by examining energy loss in super ball collisions. Instructions This laboratory does not have to be written up as a formal report. You only have to hand in a short report, generated by answering all the questions in the worksheet at the end of ...

Read moreJan 26, 2020· Added variables and special cases in bouncing ball physics. The case of the bouncing ball above was simplified to remove any other forces like air resistance, imperfect elasticity, spin, friction ...

Read more"bouncing ball" lab part one: potential and kinetic energy materials: 1 tennis ball 1 meterstick student roles: dropper: drops ball to begin observation, then observes how the speed of the falling ball changes after each bounce measurer 1: measures and records the greatest height that the ball reaches after its 1st bounce and its 3rd bounce measurer 2: measures and records the …

Read moreDec 12, 2007· Figure out the total distance traveled by a ball bouncing vertically when its dropped from a height of 6 ft above the ground and the time the ball was in motion for. G 32ft/s^2 ball one dropped from 72 inches bounced back up 53 inches with a Coefficient of restitution of .736 Homework Equations

Read moreDec 07, 2011· Physics Lab: bouncing ball? We did a physics lab in class today as a lesson to analyze the potential and kinetic energy of three different balls. For each type of balls (tennis, rubber, superball), we were given three different heights that the balls are dropped at. We also recorded the time & rebound height of the ball.

Read moreSean Andersen 1/17/17 Mr. Finn Bouncing Ball Lab Lab 9: Bouncing Ball Purpose: Graphically determine if the energy lost by the ball is proportional to height dropped. Materials: Meter stick, ball, and floor (optional) Procedure: 1. Obtain a ball and measure the mass of the ball using the given scale. 2. Place a meter stick against a wall and drop the given ball from .1m, .2m, .3m, …

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