Collide a ball

Collide a ball
Type of Resource: Practical activity/investigation

This website contains instructions for an effective demonstration of the transfer and transformation of energy in a bouncing ball. There is a detailed explanation of the transformation of gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy to elastic potential energy, it also covers the energy lost in the form of heat and sound.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155