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Summer Fun in the Sun
Jul 01

Summer Fun in the Sun

By admin | Science Topics

Try these fun outdoor activities exploring the sun and solar energy!

  • Cook s’mores in a solar oven or try these Pinterest ideas (the Pringles can oven actually works!)
  • Make a sundial!
  • Create a spectroscope!
  • Make fire using the sun and a magnifying lens or using a water bottle (with parental supervision)!
Basics of How rockets work
Mar 26

Basics of How rockets work

By admin | Science Topics

Have you seen what happens if you let the air out of a balloon?

The air goes one way and the balloon moves in the opposite direction, that is why a balloon can be used to propel things, like the Lego car shown in the picture below.

Rockets work just like that! Exhaust gases come out of the engine nozzle at high speed and push the rocket forward.

Rocket Facts, by Ms. Nercy
Feb 04

Rocket Facts, by Ms. Nercy

By admin | Science Topics

What is a Rocket?

The word “rocket” can mean different things. Most people think of a tall, thin, round vehicle. They think of a rocket that launches into space.

“Rocket” can also mean a type of engine and like we said, it can mean a vehicle that uses that engine

Can you tell from the pictures were the engine would be placed?