Chinese Invention: The rockets

Skyler and Lorena

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How the Rocket was invented

It first crossed someones mind to attach a comet-like firework to four arrows and feathers to balance the wieght.

How they work

The video shows how they made it and what it does.
Chinese Rockets

How did rockets help them?

The rockets helped them fight the Mongols by producing smoke and fire.
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How do they test it?

They would test it by putting a rocket on a stick and support it with X shaped bamboo sticks.

Next they would put powder in the hollow rocket and light up the string and it would fly.

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How were they used by the Chinese?

They were first made for battle on accident and then used them for fireworks at big celebrations.
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