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Spin Stabilization

Students investigate methods used by aeronautical engineers to keep rockets on target. After exploring the center of gravity and the center of pressure, students build water rockets. Students use various methods to design fins on the rocket. Students then fly the rockets at various angles to determine which performs the best.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 10th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning