Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 3-12
Publication Year: 2011
Product Number: EG-2011-11-223-KSC
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.
Rocket Races [936KB PDF file]
This lesson plan is part of the Rockets Educator Guide.