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firewatch

Have you ever watched a rocket or space shuttle soaring through the sky? How is it possible for these massive objects to move through the air? The basic principle behind rocket flight is Newton’s third law of motion. In this activity, students will experiment with Newton’s third law by launching balloon rockets across the classroom. 

Concepts

  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Heat
  • Gases
  • Pressure