Bouncing Ball

Students explore the concept of bounce.  In this bounce instructional activity, students collect data on the rebound height of a ball over time.  Students use a motion detector to collect data on the ball as the ball bounces.  Students plot the data and determine the bounce ratio from bounce 1 to 2, 2 to 3, and so on. 

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9th - 12th
Algebra I
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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