PIRA 1D50.10 Central Forces: Ball on a String
Instructions / Notes:
- A tennis ball is tied to a one meter string.
- Twirl the ball in a vertical circle.
- When the ball and string are in the vertical position release the string.
- You may have students predict the trajectory for this point before
releasing the ball.
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