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Golfhill Primary School in North Lanarkshire share their experience of joining in with a rocket competition.

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  • 1. Golfhill Primary School
    • Golfhill Primary P7s enter the Airdrie Academy Rocket Competition.
    • They have entered each year since the event began in 2007.
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  • 3. Test Firing!!
    • The children build their own rockets.
    • These are then test fired on the school playing field.
    • The top five are selected to compete against other schools.
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  • 5. Lift-off!!
    • The rockets are fired after a countdown.
    • Sometimes the contestants get wet!!
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  • 8. Whole School Event
    • Other classes come to watch.
    • They cheer on the rockets of friends and relatives.
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  • 10. The winning team!!
    • The winning team:
    • Total distance flown - 308.7 metres
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  • 12. The overall distance winner!
    • His rocket travelled 115 metres!!
    • It was fired first and remained unbeaten.
    • It flew further than rocket entries from 5 local High Schools.
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