Students construct their own rocket-powered boat called an "aqua-thruster." These aqua-thrusters will be made from a film canister and will use carbon dioxide gas - produced from a chemical reaction between an antacid tablet and water - to propel it. Students observe the effect that surface area of this simulated solid rocket fuel has on thrust. A brilliantly simple, and fun, experiment!

3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
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Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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