Brief History of Rockets
Today's rockets are remarkable collections of human ingenuity that have their roots in the science and technology of the past.
A rocket in its simplest form is a chamber enclosing a gas under pressure. A small opening at one end of the chamber allows the gas to escape.
The first rockets ever built, the fire-arrows of the Chinese, were not very reliable.
Rockets Teacher's Guide with Activities
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Soda Pop Can Hero Engine
Lay the pop can on its side and using the nail or ice pick carefully punch four equally spaced small holes just above and around the bottom rim.
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