Water Rocket Egg Drop

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Water Rockets!
Task
To design and construct:
1. A bottle rocket missile: you will design a
rocket as high as possible
2. An “eggstronaut” bottle rocket: design and
launch a rocket carrying a raw egg into space
and back again!
Specifications
• Rockets Must:
– Be made of pop bottles—2 liter bottles seems to
work best. Bring from home.
– Have the three main components of a rocket
(nose cone, body, fins)
– Rockets must fit launch mechanism
– Have a Recovery mechanism (eg. Parachute) for
eggstronaut
– Have a mechanism to insert and extract the egg
– Colourful & Well decorated.
Materials Provided
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Fin materials--plywood
Paint
Hot Glue
Egg (on launch day)
Strings
Cardboard for cone
• (You can bring anything else needed)
Build Process
1. Think of how you would like to build your
rocket. Make many sketches (at least 6)
2. Draw out your rocket. In your drawing, detail
what kind of materials you will need, and
who is going go bring what. Make your
drawing colorful and detail how you would
decorate it.
3. Show your instructor—get the okay to build.
Build Sketch
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