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Grade Levels

Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Engineering Design, Technology


Lesson Plans / Activities

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   [598KB PDF file]

This lesson plan is part of the Rockets Educator Guide.