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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why. They simulate the experiment by dropping high- and regular-bounce balls from their shoulder height. Learners discover that in microgravity, a little energy goes a long way! This activity station is part of a sequence of stations that can be set up to help learners explore how space affects the human body and why.

Subjects:

  • Health > General
  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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