Science: Follow the Bouncing Ball

Twelfth graders use motion detectors and graphing calculators to track the motion of a bouncing ball. In pairs, one student drops the ball while the other collects the data. Students compare their calculations with their hypotheses and fit the data using the quadratic equation.

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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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