Experiments you can make fly
Squeezy Bottle Rocket
Learn about Newton’s Third Law with this easy squeezy bottle rocket.
Film Canister Rockets
Tinkerlab makes some brilliant paper aeroplanes. Try having a competition to see who can get their plane to fly the furthest. This is great for a bit of measuring practice too.
These easy straw rockets are super simple to make and fly brilliantly well.
Paper and Straw Aeroplanes
Red Ted Art has some brilliant paper and straw aeroplanes, these look very easy to make. You could even try making a giant version!
We loved these paper spinners, try making big ones, little ones and even tiny ones to see which drop the fastest.
Here at Science Sparks we are passionate about getting kids outdoors away from screens. We’re always on the look out for fun garden toys which don’t take up too much room, and are currently loving the Sky Spinner as well as the Sonic Booma from Wicked. The Sky Spinner can reach an amazing 500 revs per minute, that’s a lot more spinning than our paper spinner! We’re busy learning tricks, so watch out for some cool videos coming soon.
We were sent the Sky Spinner and Sonic Booma free of charge.
A craft stick or lolly stick chain reaction is a brilliant example of potential and kinetic energy. As you weave
These easy squeezy bottle rockets are great fun to make and a brilliant introduction to forces, in particular Newton’s Third
Original article and pictures take http://www.science-sparks.com/2016/04/27/experiments-you-can-make-fly/#_a5y_p=5327670 site