Where Do Basketballs Bounce Best?

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By: Louis Campbell

FIBA Basketballs 2004-2005
FIBA Basketballs 2004-2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here is a link to an article about where a basketball bounce best. Some of the key components is physics, gravity, and energy.  A basketball is round and filled with air.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/surface-science-where-does-a-basketball-bounce-best/

 

 

 

 

Here is a link to a video about the best basketballs:

This is related to engineering because someone had to build the basketball in a specific shape so it would bounce back up to you every time you throw it to the ground.