The pupils worked in groups to make the best rocket they could based on design and the distance it travelled using PVC pipe, a 1L litre bottle, coloured paper and card. Each group then had 3 turns to see how far their rocket would travel.
THE SCIENCE: We used stomp rockets to demonstrate how rockets use force and pressure. Stomping on the rocket causes a rapid increase in air pressure in the bottle. This force propels the rocket upwards.
Overall Enjoyment: 4.5/5
Overall Understanding: 5/5
‘More time needed’. J.A.S. Y7