Rocket Mice!

In Science last week, Class 5 continued their ‘Fantastic Forces’ topic by creating rocket mice! The mice were made from paper (although some pupils chose to change the material to investigate the effect) and positioned over the top of a plastic milk carton. By pushing the sides of the bottle, the force of the air shot the mouse upwards. We investigated various variables, including the effect of adding water to the bottles. However, this mainly just got us wet!

 

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