What are the Key Components of a Water Bottle Rocket?

setting up a water bottle rocket

Flying model rockets are among the safest and inexpensive ways for kids, students, and even adults to learn and understand the basics of forces and response of a vehicle to external forces. Model rockets are subjected to four different forces in flight, such as thrust, weight, aerodynamic forces, and lift and drag. … Read more

What is a Water Rocket?

A photo of a water rocket

Water rockets are quite similar to the model rockets, although it works a little different. These rockets were based on Newton’s Third Law of Motion, in which the water was forced out at the bottom of the rocket. Also, water rockets are powered by both air and water pressure instead of chemical … Read more