Collisions

Newton’s cradle

Purpose: Explain momentum conservation and Collisions. Parts: Newton’s Cradle Setup : No setting up required. Pull the ball on one end  aside and allow to swing as a pendulum. It hits the next ball and the outcome… Continue reading »

“Atomic trampoline”

Purpose: Describe elastic and inelastic collisions. Parts: Atomic Trampoline set up which contains, One stainless steel base One stainless steel base with a 1/8″ thick disk of Liquid metal glued atop it. Two 14″tall clear plastic tubes. Two small stainless steel ball bearings. Continue reading »