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Ping Pong Ball Launcher: Student Worksheet

Step 1) Vary the Angle

AngleDistance 1Distance 2Distance 3Average
15 degrees________________________________________
30 degrees________________________________________
45 degrees________________________________________
60 degrees________________________________________
75 degrees________________________________________

What angle gave the farthest distance? ______________

Step 2) Vary the Extension

ExtensionDistance 1Distance 2Distance 3Average
1/4________________________________________
1/2________________________________________
3/4________________________________________
Full________________________________________

Step 3) Hit the Target

Based on the graphs you made from the data above, try to hit the target.

Given DistanceYour AngleYour ExtensionNumber of Hits
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