Ma-4 Projectile Cart
Published: Thursday 14 May 2009 - Updated: Thursday 17 March 2011
To demonstrate the independence of horizontal and vertical motion.
- Projectile Cart and Ball
- Remote Control
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The projectile glider consists of a spring loaded vertical cannon enclosed with a funnel. A remote control acts as the firing mechanism. The cannon is loaded and primed and given a small initial velocity. The projectile is caught by the funnel.