Measure the velocity of balloon rockets
A project to introduce the concept of flight, speed and energy through the making of a balloon rocket
In this fun activity, learners will make a balloon rocket and carry out timed tests to calculate the velocity of the balloon. This activity introduces the concept of flight, speed and energy through the making of a balloon rocket.
You will need:
- Balloons of various shapes
- Balloon pump
- Sticky tape
- Thin card/paper
- Stopwatch/timing device
- Measuring tape (5 m)
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