Where Do Basketballs Bounce Best?


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.






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.