The Effect of Gravity on Speed
- Put the ramp against the seat of a chair.Place the ramp and chair so that the ramp points towards the hall way.
-Place the ball bearing at the top of the ramp
-Lift the ramp 20 cm and release the ball bearing.
-Time how long it take to travel 5 m.
-Repeat the experiment 3 times for each height then do 40cm,60cm,80cm.
Height Time to travel 5 meters Distance travelled
20 4.72 sec 5m.90cm.
40 8.78sec 5m 60cm