A Basketball depends on pressurized air for its bounciness. When the ball hits the court, it compresses that air and the air stores energy in its compression. The ball's rebound is powered by the air returning to its original characteristics. The ball's skin, on the other hand, isn't all that bouncy and doesn't store energy well. To bounce well, the basketball needs to store energy in its air during the bounce, not in its skin. That's why it's important to have an air pump so that you can keep your basketball properly inflated. When you cool a basketball, however, you reduce the pressure of its air. That's because the air molecules have less thermal energy at colder temperatures and thermal energy is responsible for air pressure. A basketball that was properly inflated at warm temperature becomes under-inflated when you cool it down. At the same time, the basketball's skin becomes less elastic and more leathery at cool temperatures. So the basketball suffers from under-inflation and from a leathery, not-very-bouncy skin. If you cool a basketball to low enough temperature, its skin will freeze and become brittle. Just how low the temperature has to go depends on the material used in to make the basketball. I've never seen a basketball shatter on the court, even in pretty cold weather, so I doubt you can "freeze" one in a household freezer. But I'm sure that a dip in liquid nitrogen at -395 °F would do the trick. I often freeze rubber handballs in liquid nitrogen for my class and then shatter them on the floor.
when it hits a surface it is compressed, the molecules inside it are pushed closer together, and then they repel each other causing the softball to bounce.
the foam of the ball
its all inside the ball
It's filled with cotton. The cotton makes the ball heavier and helps to absorb impact, making the ball bounce less.
tennis ball because a tennis ball is softer and that makes it lose it's bounce first
it makes it not bounce as high
put it in the microwave
A golf ball has a rubber center.
The more power you put into the ball the ball bounces.
A bounce ball will bounce the highest!!!!!!!!!
Gravity makes the ball fall. It doesn't make it bounce. The ball bounces because, when it hits the ground, its momentum makes it continue to fall for a fraction of a second, causing the part touching the ground to collapse slightly (depending on how stiff or elastic the ball is). The collapsed part then straightens itself out again rapidly, flicking the ball up as a bounce. Technically, a ball that does not bounce (like a lump of clay) dumps all of its kinetic energy into less useful forms, like heat and sound. On the other hand, a ball that does bounce retains a greater proportion of its kinetic energy.
A glass ball will not bounce.
Yes, a ball can bounce on carpet It will definitely not bounce as well as on a hard floor, but a ball will still bounce on carpet. ?????????
Air in the ball makes it inflated allowing it to bounce around and hit of objects
AnswerIt has to do with the material a golf ball is made out of. It is a extremely strong material. A golf ball needs to bounce high to be able to get hit by a golf club and fly through the air and hit the ground and bounce. Due to that information a golf ball will bounce highest compared to almost ANY other balls. A golf ball is the winner of bouncing the highest.
No, it would bounce better on warm days because heat makes things exspand and cold makes thing shrink
the ball bounce high cause of the air in the ball If there is more air pressure in the ball it will bounce higher likewise if there is less air pressure it will bounce lower. This could be done by exposing the ball in different temperatures. If the ball gets hotter it will bounce higher and if gets colder it will bounce lower.
you bounce a ball in basketball by hitting the ball against the ground.
I watched the ball bounce. (active sentence) The bounce of a small ball was greater than the bounce of a large ball. (passive sentence)
i learned that golf balls have a little bit of weight, less than a bouncy ball witch makes them bounce higher.
no, the lighter the ball, the higher the bounce.