Air rocket

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Description

Cut out a paper rocket and attach a straw then thread onto a string. Use your breath to blow the rocket along the string (can have timed races). Then attach a balloon on another straw and see how much quicker the rocket travels.

Resources

Paper, scissors, string (with used a variety so the Cubs could investigate whether the rocket travelled better using wool, kite string, leather string or thin ribbon). Straws (wider ones are better to thread through). Balloons. Cellotape

Instructions

http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/toys/simplerocket.html

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