Stomp Rockets

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Watch the excitement grow as learners experiment with homemade rockets. Pupils create their own rockets from a soda bottle and experiment with launch angles. They discover the launch angle has a significant effect on the distance the rocket travels.  

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners create a graph of the launch angle and horizontal distance traveled
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires a specific set of materials and time for set up
  • Review safety procedures before attempting to launch the rockets
Pros

  • Adaptable to a wide range of grade levels
  • Gives easy-to-follow instructions for completing the activity
Cons

  • None