Launching Foam Rockets

Launching Foam Rockets

We made foam rockets last week in preparation for Space Week.

Click here to find out how these were made.

Today we explained how to make and launch them to Ms. Groarke’s class.

Then we took turns at practising how to fly them.

We know that it is the stored energy (potential energy – stored mechanical energy) of the elastic band that allows the rocket to move (kinetic energy – motion energy).  These foam rockets are fun to make, and even more fun to fly!