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Determining Momentum and Energy Loss of Balls Colliding Against Different Surfaces

Students experiment with the bounce of balls on various surfaces. In this physics lesson, students use various surfaces to bounce balls to study the momentum. This hands-on activity with the concepts of elasticity of surfaces which is expanded to seat belts and air bags.

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8th - 12th
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Lesson Plans
1 hr
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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