This week we looked looked at the SCIENCE OF PROPULSION two different ways. We started our sessions in the Library Computer Lab experimenting with an online bottle rocket simulator, and then moved to our MakerSpace shop where we build tabletop catapults using household items like rubber bands, popsicle sticks and plastic spoons.
You can try it at home by clicking on the link.
From what we learned about the parameters from the computer simulation our MakerKids would have a real head start on building actual water bottle rockets using plastic water bottles. We will probably make that a project for our final week.