When a ball hits a surface, its kinetic energy deforms its shape. This same energy also goes into pushing the ball back up. The material and the amount of air pressure in a ball affects its ability to bounce.
The greater the air pressure, the bouncier a ball will be.
Yes, gravity does affect they way balls bounce. Gravity pulls the ball toward the
ground, slowing the ball down so that each bounce is shorter and shorter, until ...
Why Do Balls Bounce? Real balls bounce fast, too fast for your eye to see. Harold
"Doc" Edgerton used the strobe lights he invented to take the first clear photos ...
When the ball hits the floor these ... If you drop a tennis ball and a bouncy ball on
the floor you'll notice that there's a ... So what makes rubber so different to other ...
May 15, 2011 ... Ha, I think the real question is what makes the ball drop to the floor. ... more like
what is the cause of gravity... rather than the action of bouncing.
Basketballs (and other types of hollow balls) bounce because of the ... Gravity
makes the ball accelerate (get faster and faster) as it falls, so when it gets close to
Sep 9, 2013 ... What makes a ball bouncy? Have you ever wondered why some balls bounce
higher than others? A ball's ability to bounce has a lot to do with ...
Jul 4, 2015 ... Using a softball to play basketball or a handball during a tennis match doesn't
make sense. Different sports require differently designed balls.
Many sports use a ball in some way or another. We throw them, dribble them, hit
them, kick them, and they always bounce back! What makes a ball so bouncy?
Sep 12, 2011 ... Post image for Kid Question: Why do balls bounce? ... Some of the things that
make a difference are what the outside is made of and what is ...