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Church of England Junior School

Rockets launched at St Mary's

To help year 5 with their learning about forces and with the help from one of our parents, we were able to launch some rockets.

Stage 1: Design your rocket

Stage 2: Have a friendly Chemical Engineer who makes dry ice for a living visit your school

Stage 3: Take rocket and friendly Chemical Engineer and dry ice to launch pad (field)

Stage 4: Listen whilst Chemical Engineer demonstrates and a rocket launch using dry ice

Stage 5: Explain what forces are at work

Stage 6: Group competition - who can launch their rocket the furthest.

Many thanks to Mr Buchanan for coming in to teach and help us with this fun learning opportunity.  See the photo gallery for more pictures of the launches.