Lab #5.5 Mechanics: Chapter 5  The Big BB Race

Lab #5.5 Mechanics: Chapter 5 The Big BB Race

Horizontal vs Vertical by Hewitt Drewit

In this activity, you will compare the path of a projectile launched horizontally with that of an object in free fall.

Suppose a ball bearing (BB) were launched horizontally at the same time another BB were dropped from the same height. Which one would reach the ground first?

Required Equipment

Arbor Scientific Vertical Acceleration Demonstrator
Arbor Scientific Ring Stand, 5
Arbor Scientific Clamp Holder

January 01, 2011 Collin Wassilak

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.