With a low mass and a large surface area, the coffee filters reach terminal velocity very quickly. When a falling object reaches terminal velocity it stops accelerating and moves at constant velocity. Analyzed by Vernier Video Physics.
Kibae Lee, Tara Lamb, Caleb Williamson, Jessica Gales.
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