Adjust the launch velocity and launch a pumpkin. Observe the behavior of the position, velocity, kinetic energy, and potential energy. Observe the duration of the pumpkin's flight.
Adjust the launch velocity and launch a pumpkin.
Answer these questions about the pumpkin launching on the previous section. You can return to the previous page to run more experiments.
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Where does the maximum potential energy occur?
Where does potential energy equal zero?
Where does the maximum kinetic energy occur?
Where does kinetic energy equal zero?
When does kinetic energy equal potential energy?
Launch at 10 m/s, then at 20 m/s. How does this change the flight time?
Launch again at 10 m/s, then at 20 m/s. How does this change the maximum height?
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