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Forces: Rocket Launch

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Summary

Teach primary pupils how much air pressure is needed to move objects of varying size, with this Key Stage 2 science lesson idea.

Scientist Dr. Mark Biddiss constructs a makeshift launch pad, watched by children from Orion Primary School in north London.

Dr. Mark then changes the air volumes to project small, medium-sized and large bottles upwards.

Published : Jun 2010

02 mins

Series

Primary Lesson Starters

Roles

Primary Pupil

Subjects

Primary Science

Physical processes

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