"Water Powered Rocket Cars" Trailer

This is literally a drag-racer. Use water and air pressure to make your car go as far as possible. This is an outdoor activity. This relates to pressure, friction, air drag, momentum, compression of air, energy storage, Newton’s three laws of motion, and teamwork. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Puffer Fish in the Desert,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Hard


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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.