Air-Powered Mini Rocket


Students make a rocket out of a straw and paper fins and then explore the effect of different placements of paper clips on its ability to fly. They learn the concepts of thrust, drag, and lift as they adapt their rockets to fly even farther on compressed air.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Discipline:Aerospace, Mechanical
Topic(s):Space/Transportation
Grade:6-8
Time:Half day

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