Civil Air Patrol

Grade 3

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Academic Aerospace Lesson #5:  Double-Barreled Rocket

  • The amount of clay the students use at the end of the straw greatly impacts how far the straw will fly when lauched.  (Not having a large "wad" of clay at the end of the straw yields better results.)  You may want the students to figure this out on their own.
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