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Basketball Blaster - Super Value Laboratory Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6915

Price: $55.85

In the Basketball Blaster Laboratory Kit for physical science and physics, perform a double-ball drop and experiment with different combinations to create the best "basketball blaster." Blast off to new heights.

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Blast off to new heights! Place a marble on top of a basketball, drop them together, and the marble will shoot up to the ceiling-a real eye-opener! In this unique hands-on laboratory activity, students perform this double-ball drop and experiment with different ball combinations to determine which arrangement will create the best “basketball blaster.” Students must use the scientific method to explore the laws of conservation of momentum and energy, and identify key variables, such as compression and mass, that will affect the rebound height. The theoretical height the top ball can reach is nine times the original drop height! How high will your students' go? Marbles, mini-basketballs, Ping Pong balls, rubber balls, student worksheets, background information, and complete instructions are included. Super Value Kit is complete for 30 students working in pairs. All materials are reusable! Meter sticks, support stands, and buret clamps are required for each lab group and available separately.