"Straw Rockets" Trailer
Students experiment with two different ways of making a straw shoot through the air. This relates to air pressure, elastic energy, center of gravity, air friction, and Newton's three laws of motion. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Jack and Jill and the Purple Pythons,” 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.