Are you looking for a quick and easy hands-on STEM project idea that can help engage your students and enhance their learning? Look no further than this simple project that can be done with just a few materials!
- Plastic straws
- Cut the top off of a plastic straw to create a “rocket launcher.”
- Blow up a balloon and hold the neck closed with your fingers.
- Tape the balloon to the end of the straw.
- Let go of the balloon and watch it fly!
This project is a fun and interactive way to teach your students about the science of air pressure and propulsion. You can even have a class competition to see whose balloon rocket can fly the farthest or the highest!
By incorporating hands-on projects like this into your curriculum, you can help your students develop a love for STEM and make learning more enjoyable. So why not give it a try and see how much your students can learn and have fun at the same time?