We finished our chapter on Saturn today. I have to say that I'm learning a lot about the solar system along side the kids with this course. It's fun stuff.
I usually save the experiment for the last day of the unit. So today we headed outside to try out our alka-seltzer propelled rocket.
Here's what happened on our first attempt:
So we tried again.
Bummer. But hey, we were ready for anything with our official eye protection!
The Good News:
On our third try it worked!! It was awesome! It went up on our roof and bounced back down to us and it was FAST.
The Bad News:
I don't have a video of that. Oh well.