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3...2...1 Puff!


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In this activity, learners build small indoor paper rockets, determine their flight stability, and launch them by blowing air through a drinking straw. This lesson plan includes procedures for the two part activity, background information, diagrams for making Ares 1 paper rockets, discussion questions, extensions, and black-line masters for learners.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 9

    Topics: Force & Motion, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Number Sense, Measurement & Tools, Engineering & Design, Physics, Earth & Space Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Measurement & Geometry

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Students