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PIRA Code(s)
1M40.20
Set up time
none
Physics and Science Concepts
Mechanics, Work and Energy, Conservation of Energy, Centripetal Force
Operation
Place ball at the top of track and let it fall. To show students the minimum height required to loop the loop, place the ball on the track at a height that is about double the height of the loop.
Safety
Do not stand where the ball exits the track.

A ball rolls down an inclined plane and around the loop.