Purpose:Demonstrate the independence of horizontal and vertical components of motion
Description:A ball is placed in the funnel and the funnel cocked by compressing a spring. A mass on a string passing over a pulley is attached to the funnel cart, and the cart released so that it accelerates across the track. At a certain point a bump below the track trips a lever, releasing the spring and ejecting the ball vertically. Due to the acceleration of the cart, the ball falls behind the funnel.