"Squirt Guns" Lesson Video

Students construct a gun that can squirt water as high as a building, then compare the effects of different nozzles. This relates to liquids, gases, suction, and air pressure. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “The Marshmallow Men’s Race,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Hard
Length of videos: approx. 11 minutes (Actual lesson lasts about an hour.)

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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.


Here's a short Preview of the lesson.


Part 2: Story (This lesson has no intro. Lesson begins with the story.)


Part 3a: Experiment, Part 1


Part 3b: Experiment, Part 2


Part 4: End of Story


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