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Hero’s Engine

by: Michael Horton

In learning how this apparatus works, students will improve their understanding of action/reaction. This knowledge will also help students understand how a rocket engine works and many other important phenomena. Just as the exhaust coming from the rear of a rocket propels the rocket forward, the water coming from the Hero’s Engine tangentially causes the can to spin in the opposite direction.

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Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/30/2009Stock # PB240X_36

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