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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.
- 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.
- 5. Lift-off!!
- The rockets are fired after a countdown.
- Sometimes the contestants get wet!!
- 8. Whole School Event
- Other classes come to watch.
- They cheer on the rockets of friends and relatives.
- 10. The winning team!!
- The winning team:
- Total distance flown - 308.7 metres
- 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.