PURPOSE: To demonstrate the parabolic path of a projectile.
DESCRIPTION: A water stream is projected in front of a cartesian coordinate grid which can be shadow projected using a bright point source. If desired, coordinates of the water stream can be read. The reservoir is a bottle which provides constant water pressure even as the water level drops in the container.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 1D60.60)
EQUIPMENT: Water stream parabola apparatus, water reservoir, and point light source, as photographed.
SETUP TIME: 5 min.
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