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The collision of objects is a great way to demonstrate the conservation of momentum. Engage students by having them drop and collide toy balls of different mass and size. The results may be surprising! This inquiry-based activity will really get your students thinking about momentum.

Concepts

  • Conservation of Momentum
  • Elastic vs. Inelastic Collisions
  • Gravity