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  • Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Build a Gauss rifle and determine the effect the number of magnet stages has on the flight distance and velocity of ball bearings. [E]
    The effect of arrow tip mass on penetration depth into a cardboard target [E] [P]
    How a rifle is affected by weather. [P]
    How works the bullet proof vest? [E]
    Rocket Science Fair Projects and Experiments
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    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Determine if a smaller or larger spacing between the magnets on a Gauss Rifle will maximize the distance the projectile travels. [E]
    The effect of the temperature of the barrel on the accuracy of the bullet. [E] [E]
    Which variables of a vortex cannon affect the force produced? [E]
    Using Simple Models to Predict the Effects of Gravity on Projectiles [E]
    The Effect of Projectile Weight vs. Distance Traveled [E] [P]
    How Does Changing the Air Pressure of an Air Gun Affect the Average Speed of the Pellet? [E]
    Investigate the effect of pressure and barrel lengths on the variables distance and accuracy in the flight of common foam NERF darts. [E]
    Discover which size and material of spherical projectile delivers the optimal (deepest) penetration into a block of foam, when fired from a slingshot [E]
    Determine which combination of fletch and arrowhead provides the most stability to the arrow, thus making it the most accurate. [E]
    Determine the effect of arrow mass on its penetrating depth. [E] [P]
    How do bullet mass, powder type and amount affect bullet velocity? [P]
    Rocket Science Fair Projects and Experiments
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    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Effects of Altitude and Temperature on Rifling Twist [E]
    Does steel shot or lead shot produce the best pattern when fired from a shotgun? [E]
    The ratio of compression chamber volume to barrel volume (length) at which the projectile achieves maximum distance [E]
    Aerodynamic Influences on Shotgun Pelletsover Distance [E]
    Rocket Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    Airplane Science Fair Projects and Experiments
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