Posted by **Ashlee** on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 11:33pm.

Why does a bouncy ball bounce in spite of gravity?

- the subject is science -
**drwls**, Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 11:46pm
Gravity makes it return to the ground eventually. The bouncing is cause by the elasticity of the ball. Energy of motion compresses the ball, and it re-expands and pushes itself off the ground.

- 6th grade -
**keely**, Monday, December 15, 2008 at 1:43pm
because of the force caused by you bouncing it

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