The 30 rocket scientists waited around the launch pad, counting down until launch.
Would the rocket launch? Would it stay on course? Would it explode on the pad?
At zero, with a pop, the rocket shot through the sky, then landed in a tree.
To the sixth- through eighth-grade students at Central Washington University’s 2013 Quest Math and Science Camp, the air-pressure powered water bottle rocket launches Tuesday were a rousing success, and a cool way to spend the day.
This is the third year Central has put on the week-long camp, and this year, the theme is all about energy, said Martha Kurtz, camp director and CWU science education professor.
Camp activities dabble in mechanical, hydraulic, biological, electrical, electro-chemical, light and sound and nuclear energy, she said.
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Article by Andy Matarrese, published July 18, 2013
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