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Balloon Staging

Students explore rocketry using balloon rockets. They demonstrate how rockets can achieve greater altitudes by using the technology of staging. By using two inflated balloons that slide along a fishing line, they simulate a multistage rocket launch with thrust produced from escaping air.

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Grade
4th - 9th
Subjects
Physics
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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