"Popguns" Trailer

Students experiment with the power of compressed air and build a launcher that will send a cork flying across the room. This relates to air pressure, friction, sound, and Newton's Three Laws of Motion. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Jack and Jill and the Wormhole Aliens,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Medium

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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.