Subject: Why is percentage rebound of a ball less when dropped from higher height?
Date: Thu Feb 25 17:03:17 1999
Posted by Tess Carden
Grade level: 7-9
School: St. Peter Marian
City: Worcester State/Province: MA
Area of science: Physics
I dropped a basketball from different heights, from .5 M to 2.5M
and the percentage of the rebound decreased with the increase in
drop distance. I hypothesized that the opposite would be true.
Does more of the kinetic energy get transferred to thermal energy
when the ball falls from a greater height?
Re: Why is percentage rebound of a ball less when dropped from higher height?
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