ExplorationThe limerick of Jean-Paul and his ballThere once was a boy named Jean-PaulHis favorite toy was a blue ballHe bounced it so highRight up to the skyThat one day it went over a wall.But Jean-Paul knew about The Big TwoThat made his ball bounce from his viewEnergy, of courseAnd gravity, the forceHad bounced that ball to somewhere new!
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