Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)

Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
Investigation - Balloon Rockets (Newton's Third Law PS2.A)
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In this NGSS aligned guided investigation, students explore Newton's Third Law by examining the relationship between the circumference of a balloon rocket and the distance it travels. Then they apply their knowledge of forces to explain the relationship.

This project is designed for middle school physical science students. Students should have some background knowledge on balanced and unbalanced forces. The assignment is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, including PS2.A.

This product includes
♦ Detailed teacher notes
♦ Student project packet
♦ A teacher answer key and description of expected results

Materials needed for each student:
♦ A copy of the student project packet

Materials needed for each group:
♦ 10 feet of string
♦ 1 straw
♦ 1 balloon
♦ Tape measure or other measuring instrument
♦ Tape
♦ Hand air pump (optional)

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12 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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