Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

The paper rocket in this activity is propelled according to the principle stated in Isaac Newton's third law of motion. Gas pressure builds inside the film canister due to the mixing of Alka-Seltzer® and water and the gas applies a force to both the canister and the lid. Eventually, enough pressure builds to blow apart the canister and lid.<

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Measurement
  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

SCI.7.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including life science models, hand lens, stereoscopes, microscopes, beakers, Petri dishes, microscope slides, graduated cylinders, test tubes, meter sticks, metric rulers, metric tape measures, timing devices, hot plates, balances, thermometers, calculators, water test kits, computers, temperature and pH probes, collecting nets, insect traps, globes, digital cameras, journals/notebooks, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and
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