Lesson Plan 6: Is food a good fuel?
Is food a good fuel? (Page 29 of the Teacher's Pack)
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Suitable for: 11-14 years
Curriculum and learning links:
- Food, fuels, respiration, energy changes
- Experimentally prove which food type has the most energy stored within it
- Evaluate the effectiveness of different fuels
Clip 17: Is food a good fuel? - Jem builds a hybrid rocket using toffee and peanuts as fuel.
Clip 18: Rocket test - Jem takes his hybrid rocket to a testing facility.