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Mini Straw Rocket Launcher

SKU: W38155
A Pitsco Exclusive

Description

Try the straw rocket activity even if your budget and storage space are tiny! This little launcher can propel rockets up to 25 feet. Just put the rocket on the launch tube, pull back the air pressure plunger, and let go – it couldn’t be easier!

Also includes a launch angle tool that helps you turn the launch tube to the desired angle.

Works with rockets made of Precision Straws or 7/32" diameter drinking straws. No assembly required.

Details

Type: Tools and Equipment/Launching and Testing Grades: K-12

Safety

What You'll Get

  • Assembled launcher
  • Launch angle tool

Learning Values

Science
  • Center of gravity/pressure
  • Force and motion
  • Thrust
Technology
  • Calibrations
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Problem-solving
Engineering
  • Modeling
  • Prediction
  • Technological design
Math
  • Data analysis/prediction
  • Data collection/graphs
  • Measuring angles/lengths

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 7-3/4" x 4" x 8" (with launch tube up)
  • Material: Acrylic, stainless steel, plastic, hardboard
  • Tools and Materials Required: Built straw rocket made with Precision Straws, safety glasses

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