Materials List: Rocket Power

Each group needs:

  • 1 balloon (long shape works best)
  • 1 plastic drinking straw (cut in half)
  • 1 paperclip
  • Masking tape
  • Measuring tape (or a yard- or meter-stick)
  • Rocket Flight Worksheet, one per person

For the entire class to share:

  • Scissors
  • Several pieces of fishing line (or fine, smooth string), cut into 30-foot (9-meter) lengths
  • Duct tape