All About A Bounce Act I: Quadratics. A Kern High School District Task. In this task, we will model the motion of a ball bounce. I. Before The Bounce Sketch what the path of the ball will look like. Make a list of all the things you know about this shape?. Instructions.
All About A
BounceAct I: Quadratics
A Kern High School District Task
I. Before The Bounce
b. How far horizontally did the ball bounce?
III. Measure and Record the Data
Measure the height of each data point.
Then plot the points on your graph.
a. Estimate where the ball hit the ground. Explain
b.Estimate how far the ball traveled horizontally. Explain
c.Estimate the maximum height reached by the ball. Explain
Record the equation of best fit:_____
According to your model of best fit, where did the ball hit the ground?
How far did the ball travel horizontally?
e. How far did the ball travel horizontally while it was at or above 2.5 feet?
VI. Compare the equation to your answers in V. What important information does the equation provide?
Would that make sense for this scenario? Explain