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Individual Project #5



"For every force, there is a reaction."

Materials Required:

      1. One banana balloon.
      2. Two rubber bands.
      3. One straw.
      4. String

This project is designed to illustrate the thrust of a jet engine or a rocket. Inflate the banana balloon and hold the nozzle so that the air can't get out. Then fastened the balloon with the rubber bands to the straw which is free to slide on the tightly drawn string. When the nozzle is released, the air escaping from the balloon causes the balloon to slide along the string or wire.

Now to race your friends!