IB Physics: Projectiles

Interesting to see how predicting the trajectory of a balloon doesn"t work with the simple parabolic model, but by adjusting the model taking into account buoyancy and drag it works well.A good starting point is to try recording the motion of a ball thrown across your lab with a video camera then analyse the motion with loggerpro. Its very neat to see how x displacement vs t is linear and y displacement is parabolic....

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