WELCOME TO SEVENTH and EIGHTH GRADE ENRICHMENT
Seventh and Eighth Grade Enrichment meets every Tuesday
2:30-3:30 in Room 103
Class Dates: January 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25
The present area of study:
Aerospace - Straw Rockets
- The straw rocket helps teach projectile motion, the center of gravity, initial velocity, and introductory aerodynamics.
Aerospace - Hot Air Balloon
- Introduce students to the principles of lighter-than-air flight as well as to the concepts of temperature, density, and buoyancy.
Dragsters - Balloon Buggy
- Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion by constructing a balloon-powered vehicle. The challenge is to build the buggy that will travel the farthest distance.
- Encourage teamwork and creativity as well as develop lateral thinking and planning skills by constructing either the Cyclone Roller Coaster or Amusement Park.