Falling Marble

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Students will see a marble dropped through a PVC pipe at an incline, roll off the table, and hit the ground. The students will need to use their knowledge of the Falling Object model and the Distance Formula to predict where the marble will hit with a given speed. They will also be asked to find the equation of the parabola formed when the marble falls off the table.  Topics include quadratic equations and distance formula.


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  • 9 - 12th Grade
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