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# Water Rocket, 1N22.20

Topic and Concept:

• Newton's First Law, [:Newtons1STLaw#InertiaofRest: 1F20. Inertia of Rest]

Location:

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Description:

These plastic model rockets can fly up to 100 feet by using water and air pressure as "rocket fuel" through a nozzle as a means of propulsion. One set consist of an 8" rocket, an air pump, and fuel funnel.

 Equipment Location ID Number Water Rocket [:MechanicsCabinetBayA7: ME, Bay(A7), Shelf #2] 1N22.20

Important Setup Notes:

• N/A

Setup and Procedure:

1. Use the fuel funnel to fill the rocket to the 50' level or so.
2. Check the air pump and gasket is there and seals well when the rocket is attached.
3. Use the air pump for the toy water rocket and pump several times with the rocket pointing to the ceiling.

Cautions, Warnings, or Safety Concerns:

• You may get wet.

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