Which will bounce higher? A basketball with nitrogen in it or a basketball with oxygen in it?
Science Fair Project Information
Title: Which will bounce higher? A basketball with nitrogen in it or a basketball with oxygen in it?
Subcategory: Sports engineering
Grade level: Elementary School - Grades 4-6
Academic Level: Ordinary
Project Type: Experimental
Awards: 1st place, Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair ($100)
Affiliation: Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair (VSF)
Materials: basketball filled with nitrogen, basketball filled with oxygen, wall-mounted measurement chart, iPad with video recording and iMovie
Description: The two balls are dropped from different heights; by using iMovie a slow motion video is created of each drop; the peak heights are recorded, compared and tabulated.