Make a Cotton Ball Launcher
Have you ever stretched and launched a rubber band at someone? Put that energy to good use and build a rubber band-powered cotton ball launcher in this fun activity!
Megan Arnett, PhD, Science Buddies
Ben Finio, PhD, Science Buddies
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Potential energy, kinetic energy, conservation of energy