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Impulse Pendulum
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Description: Two pendulums are allowed to collide with a piece of wood. One pendulum is made from a super bounce ball. It easily topples the block. The second ball is a non-bouncing ball and fails to topple the block.

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 5 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The Physics Teacher TPT 22(5),302 A dart hits a block of wood with a thud (inelastic) but with the pointer removed (elastic) knocks the block over showing greater impulse associated with elastic collisions.

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