This is a 19-problem worksheet on 4 pages (2 sheets, front and back sides). These multistep problems involve multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, exponents, and the use of square roots. Students should have a grasp of basic algebra and know the order of operations. They will solve for gravitational potential energy, mass, height, velocity, and kinetic energy.
The Mythbusters discover if it is possible to use Gummy Bears as rocket fuel! An excellent example of the application of Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Scientific concepts include Newtons Third Law, equal and opposite reactions, rocketry, rocket design and engineering, fuel grain, liquid oxygen (LOX), controlled burn, thrust vectors, joules of energy, liquid fuel rockets, solid fuel rockets, altitude, and alternative fuel sources.