1N Linear Momentum & Collisions

Balloon Rockets

Catalog: 
1N22.25
Location: 
Ad2
Pump and assorted rocket balloons

Collisions with PASCO carts

Catalog: 
1N30.41
Location: 
Ad3
Carts collide elastically or inelastically on a 2m track.

Double ball drop

Catalog: 
1N30.60A
Location: 
Double ball drop (basketball & tennis ball)

Egg in sheet

This egg broke, but after it bounced off the sheet. An ASU baseball player threw
Catalog: 
1N10.20A
Location: 
3 & 4
Raw egg does not break when flung as forcefully as possible into sheet hung from frame. Students provide eggs.

Can Crusher Bumper Carts

Hold your feet against the can holder during collision. Two different masses sho
Catalog: 
1N30.440
Location: 
wall, shelf by 173
Soda cans make a bumper that shows the collision between unequal mass carts. Pasco SE-8747

Newton's Yo-Yo

A common toy that demonstrates collisions of two equal masses
Catalog: 
1N30.101
Location: 
Ad2
This is a common toy comprised of two balls on a rigid bifilar support and revolve about an axis (see picture). When one ball collides it comes to rest sending the other off at the same speed. Other motions are also possible.