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Patrons construct CD hovercrafts and investigate Newton's laws of motion, and learn about how hovercraft technology is used in training astronauts for space missions

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Hints for uses in your library For younger patrons, cut the flip-top from the water bottle top in advance
Related Links Hovercraft Landing System
Originating Source NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Image credit NASA
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How Things Work: The Mechanics Behind the World Around Us by Chatwell Books

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Hovering on a Cushion of Air

Hovering on a Cushion of Air

Patrons construct CD hovercrafts and investigate Newton's laws of motion, and learn about how hovercraft technology is used in training astronauts for space missions