A Build your own Simulator Kit for Students - Everything Included!

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Global Simulation of a Bouncing Ball in Space
Brief InterActivity-Build your own Simulator of a Bouncing Ball in Space
Grade 6 and up
Strand  
Standard  
Keywords simulator, geogebra, dynamic, freeware, applet, offline, online
Comments  
Credits Robert Fant and Dani Novak, who encouraged me endlessly about my simulators
Download Zip: http://mathcasts.org/gg/enliven/simulators/spaceball/spaceball.zip
Author LFS - contact
Type Freeware - Available for Offline Use - Translatable (html)
Use Requires sunJava player

Scenario: Kirk and Spock decide to play ping-pong in space. The ball bounces back and forth between their paddles, when a Klingon warship approaches. In their haste to return to the Enterprise, they leave their paddles and the ball behind. After the battle (in which the Federation and the Klingon Empire both claim victory), Kirk and Spock look out and see the ball still bouncing back and forth between the paddles. Make a simulator to show the paddles and ball.

InterActivity: Download the zip and build this simulator. It REALLY is easy.

     Click on the play button (bottom left) to start the ball bouncing.
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