Allow Students to Plot Trajectories
- This low-cost trajectory apparatus is easy to set-up and it produces excellent results
A steel ball launches from a ramp and collides with the target plate that is equipped with marking paper to record the point of contact. Move the target plate to different positions and plot the trajectory of the ball. It consists of a 35 x 43 cm plotting board, two wooden supports, an adjustable aluminum launcher with a stop, an aluminum target plate, a steel ball, graph paper, and pre-cut target paper.