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Shoot and Catch Demonstration

This demonstration shows that when the ball is shot vertically upward from the cart while the cart is moving at any constant speed, the ball will land back in the cart.


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Smart Ballistic Cart Accessory

The Smart Ballistic Accessory mounts to any PASCO dynamics cart for a classic demonstration on the independence of X and Y motion.

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