This is a faster, easier project than the Linear Accelerator, and builds on the ideas from both Unit 11: Magnetism and Unit 2: Motion (in the momentum section).


Have you ever shot a billiard ball toward another on a pool table and watched the first one stop while the second goes flying? This has to do with a concept known as momentum.
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5 Responses to “Rocket Ball Bearing Launcher”

  1. These labs are part of the summer e-Camp program, which is available June through August. They are fun, aren’t they?

  2. Anne McClellan says:

    Are these labs and experiments available to us during the school year?

  3. Maeda Angela says:

    I finished the disc today

  4. TRACY RAYNOR says:

    I LOVE this! It’s SO cool! <3 By Skylar (6th grader)

  5. Laura Rosales-Dills says:

    It is a very fun experiment, and I hope to see many more like this.