Rocket Powered Ski Lift


Teams design a passenger carrier for a ski lift and see if they can get it to move up a cable. In doing so they gain understanding of the concept of propulsion and Newton's Third Law of Motion.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Discipline:Aerospace, Industrial & Manufacturing, Mechanical
Topic(s):Forces
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:60 minutes or less

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