"Balloon Rockets" Trailer

Students experiment with different ways of shooting a balloon like a missile and try to hit a target. This relates to potential and kinetic energy, and Newton’s three laws of motion. This lesson also includes one of Mr. Mac's crazy stories, "Jack and Jill and the Magic Snakes," to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Easy

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Note: All activities in this lesson should be performed with adult supervision. Likewise, common sense and care are essential to the conduct of any and all activities, whether described in this lesson or otherwise. Parents or guardians should supervise children. Rock-it Science assumes no responsibility for any injuries or damages arising from any activities.