In today's news, young physicists at Irondequoit High School have miraculously calculated the acceleration due to gravity, g. These young physicists found their data by experimenting with a ball. First, the students dropped the same ball three times, recording the time it took to travel to the ground. They recorded their data in an organized table to keep track of each trial. The Physicists then took the average of the different trials of times and plugged the average into the equation d=vit+1/2
This week at The Lilac Festival, my mother and I experienced loads of different noises all at the same time. With loads of security, we heard lots of sirens passing us, creating the Doppler Effect. The Doppler Effect is the shift of frequency of a wave when a source moves past.
As a source with sound, such as a police car or security car, moves towards you, the frequency is smaller, which creates more of a high pitched sound. While moving, the frequency then begins to increase and after it pa
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