College-Prep Physics: We did an exploratory activity as an introduction to impulse. Another single-sentence lab:
LAB 13 — Marshmallow Puff Tube
Design several mini-experiments to determine the factors that affect the speed of the marshmallow.
Here’s the results from one group.
Sadly, no one thought to change the mass of the marshmallow:
More info about building marshmallow puff tubes:
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:
#3. Planning and carrying out investigations