Superball Physics

Students experiment with bouncing balls. In this physics instructional activity, students drop superballs, record the bounce height, and determine the range and median of the measurements. Students discuss differences and patterns observed across groups. Extension activities include finding the standard deviation of the measurements and a discussion of energy conservation.

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Grade
8th - 9th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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