shoots gopro camera from black powder cannon

7th-Grader Shoots Bowling Ball From Black Powder Cannon

This girl wanted to know how high a bowling ball shot from a black powder cannon would go.

She has her great grandfather's black powder cannon at hand, a bowling ball and a GoPro camera that's about to take a ride into orbit.

How far do you think it will go?

Watch the video below and see for yourself:

The footage from the spinning bowling ball's GoPro camera is absolutely amazing.

Great job on an awesome science experiment, Emma! Ballistic science is always more fun than anything else in our lesson plans.

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