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Gravitational Potential Energy

To explore the relationship between potential and kinetic energy for a falling object, a Motion Sensor measures both the position and velocity of a falling ball. Calculations are made for gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.


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Source: Lab #29

Comprehensive 850 Physics System

Gravitational Potential Energy