1D60.55 - Parabolic Trajectory on an Incline Plane

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Parabolic Trajectory on an Incline Plane
Gravitational Acceleration vs Horizontal Velocity
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1" Ball Bearings, Ball Launcher, Large Shelf/Incline Plane, Grid Paper, and Carbon Paper.

Tape the grid and the carbon paper onto the incline plane and set at the desired angle.  Launch the ball from the desired height on the ball launcher.  Most likely you will not get a continuous line, but instead a series of dots as the ball travels down in a parabolic arc.

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