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Lesson: Paper Rocket (Elementary School)

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 5:53 PM by Virginia Smith

Students will construct a paper rocket and launch it with a straw. In the process, they will learn about concepts such as aerodynamics, drag, gravity, thrust and lift. The lesson comes from Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Grade 2 Guide. It is found as Academic Lesson #5. Click here to view the lesson.

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