Superpower of Flight
Experiment 4: Rocket Straws

It's time for a super flight adventure! Today we'll learn about rockets, and see if we can send Nano-Nanogirl into space!

Experiment 4 of the flight superpower series - let's make rocket straws! Learn how rockets fly using pressure and why understanding weight and fin size are really important when it comes to flight. Don't forget to download the full instructional worksheet and parent cheat sheet!

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Superpower of Flight - Trailer

Nanogirl is learning the superpower of flight! How do things fly? What makes them stay in the air? Let's find out!

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Experiment 1- Rocket Launcher

Nanogirl is ready for her first superhero flight mission, but first of all... she's got to learn the power of flight!

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Experiment 2 - Superkites

Nanogirl is back with a new idea to help her develop the superpower of flight! Come on, let's go fly a superkite!

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Episode 3 - Aerofoils

Time to take flight using the science of Bernoulli's Principle. Nano-Nanogirl will need to hold on tight for this one!

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Experiment 5 - Ring Glider + Hoop Glider

As our week of Super Flight draws to a close, Nanogirl - and Nano-Nanogirl - try engineering some new (and quite unusual) glider designs.

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