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The Power of a Puff of Air

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In May the Explorers found that air not only is made of matter, it has enough power to launch a “rocket” to an impressive height.

One Small Stomp for a Student....

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…one soaring flight for Paper-Rocket-Kind.

Over a month earlier we had spent a session building our rockets and had since more-or-less patiently bided our time while lousy weather covered not only our hometown but most of the Midwest. Mother Nature finally relented and sent us a sunny day, giving us the opportunity to at last launch our air-powered rockets into the sky.

Current weather

OH - Dayton / Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Scattered clouds
  • Scattered clouds
  • Temperature: 84.2 °F / 29 °C
  • Wind: Southwest, 11.5 mph
  • Pressure: 1015 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 58 %
  • Visibility: 16.1 km
Reported on:
Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:58