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How do you build a bottle rocket?

Homework: Study for second semester exam which will be Monday, May 19 for 1st and 3rd periods and Tuesday, May 20 for 4th and 5th periods. It will cover all 24 standards we have tested this semester.

 

Today we began building our bottle rockets. We will finish up our rockets tomorrow. On Monday, we will launch our rockets. Thanks for all of your great work today!

How do you build a bottle rocket?

Homework: Study for second semester exam which will be Monday, May 19 for 1st and 3rd periods and Tuesday, May 20 for 4th and 5th periods. It will cover all 24 standards we have tested this semester.

  1. Manned rocket launches: STS-132 launch of Atlantis
  2. Unmanned rocket launches: Mars Science Laboratory Launch
  3. Discussion of similarities and differences between the two launches as well as launch safety issues.
  4. Discussed basic parts of a rocket.
  5. Discussed how we will build our bottle rockets.
  6. Bottle rocket launch video.

Tomorrow and Friday you will work with your groups to build your bottle rockets, and on Monday, May 12, you will launch your bottle rockets.