Balloon Powered Car
An interactive activity from BLOODHOUND SCC in which students build their own balloon-powered car and then explore ways to make it go faster and further. Building a balloon-powered rocket car provides opportunities for investigation, team work and developing design skills. As well as focusing on science and technology, the activity is a useful vehicle for delivering numeracy and literacy.
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|Subject(s)||Design and technology, Design skills, Mathematics, Science, Practical work|
|Published||2010 to date|
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- British Science Week
- Balloon Powered Car