• Join over 1.2 million students every month
• Accelerate your learning by 29%
• Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
1. 1
1
2. 2
2

Find out if the temperature of the squash ball makes a difference on how high it bounces on the same surface area.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Aim: In this investigation I intend to find out if the temperature of the squash ball makes a difference on how high it bounces on the same surface area. Prediction: I predict that as the temperature rises the particles inside the ball will move faster. With the ball at a higher temperature it will cause a high air pressure, so the ball should bounce back up higher. The heat will create more molecules in the ball they will start vibrating more rapidly, this will cause more energy with the ball having a higher energy it will bounce higher as the temperature increases. ...read more.

Middle

For a fair test I will use the same surface, keep my measurement the same and repeat the experiment twice I must make sure I keep those settings for a fair test otherwise there is no point in the experiment and it would fail, making sure it is a fair test I can get my results accurate. I will record my results in a table and calculate an average. The range of temperatures I will be using goes from 8 to 90 I have used 8 different temperatures and range in about 10 between them. Results: Temperature Distance (cm) ...read more.

Conclusion

In my results I used a wide range of temperatures so it showed the effect of temperature on the ball more. My graph proved my prediction correct. I thought I had enough results to prove the purpose of the investigation. I stuck to my method the whole way through and completed the experiment successfully. If I had any odd results I could say that I had only one; when the temperature was 77 the ball only bounced 43cm I would of expected to bounce a little higher, but pleased I only had 1 odd result. I think my results were reliable and I'm confident with my conclusion. INVESTIGATION TO SEE IF TEMPERATURE EFFECTS THE HIGHT THE BALL BOUNCES. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Green Plants as Organisms section.

Found what you're looking for?

• Start learning 29% faster today
• 150,000+ documents available
• Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
• Join over 1.2 million students every month
• Accelerate your learning by 29%
• Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Related GCSE Green Plants as Organisms essays

1. Physics: Squash Ball Coursework - It has been observed that squash players seem to ...

50 63 76 93 101 Method 1. Collect all the equipment listed above. 2. Set the equipment up as in the diagrams. 3. Place the squash ball into the beaker and begin to heat the water. Heat it until the thermometer reaches 20°C.

2. Physics: Squash Ball Coursework

50 63 76 93 101 Method 1. Collect all the equipment listed above. 2. Set the equipment up as in the diagrams. 3. Place the squash ball into the beaker and begin to heat the water. Heat it until the thermometer reaches 20°C.

1. An Investigation into Species Diversity with distance along a Pingo.

Scatter graphs correlating the abiotic factors with the SDI for each zone have also been included on separate paper. Two zonation chart graphs have also been drawn to show where each species was found along the pingo. The first shows a presence of above 1% of the species, however as

2. What affects the bounce of a Squash Ball?

24�c to 100�c. This will be in 10�c intervals and I will record each in a results table. I will record how high the squash ball bounces each time. I will be leaving the ball in the beaker for one minute each time so it gains the water's temperature because rubber is a very poor conductor of heat.

• Over 160,000 pieces
of student written work
• Annotated by
experienced teachers
• Ideas and feedback to