Basketball: A Physicist Party Trick

This activity provides instructions for adding together the bounces of two balls to send one ball flying. When a baseball bounces off a basketball instead of the floor, the energy from the deformation of the basketball transfers to the baseball.
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This activity provides instructions for adding together the bounces of two balls to send one ball flying. When a baseball bounces off a basketball instead of the floor, the energy from the deformation of the basketball transfers to the baseball. Includes an animation.

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