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Rocket Races
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 3-12

Students construct balloon-powered racing cars using a foam tray and drinking straws. They then test the cars along a measured track on the floor. At the conclusion of the activity, students submit a detailed report on their racer design and how it performed in the trials.

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This lesson plan is part of the Rockets Educator Guide.