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Balloon Rockets

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Patrons use balloons, fishing line, and straws to learn about thrust and aerodynamics! You don't need to be a "rocket scientist" to facilitate this activity, but your patrons will sure feel like one!

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Balloon Rockets

Balloon Rockets

Patrons use balloons, fishing line, and straws to learn about thrust and aerodynamics! You don't need to be a "rocket scientist" to facilitate this activity, but your patrons will sure feel like one!