## How does the air pressure in a balloon change when the balloon is squeezed explain why this change occurs?

How does the air pressure in a balloon change when the balloon is squeezed? The pressure increases when a balloon is squeezed because the amount of gas and temperature stays the same but the space decreases. When the space is less than 17 was prevoius there is less room for the molecules.

## What happens when you release your hand after squeezing the balloon?

When you release the inflated balloon, the potential energy is converted into kinetic energy, which is energy in motion. Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

## How do you make a balloon that won’t pop?

unless you have a few pieces of clear tape. Blow up a new balloon and place a small piece of clear tape in the middle of the balloon. Position the sharpened point of the skewer in the middle of the tape and carefully push the end of the skewer into the balloon without popping it!

## What factors affect the distance and speed of a balloon rocket?

The balloon always moves in the opposite direction from the jet of air. 2. The more compressed air there is in the balloon, the more force it will have and the faster it will move. If you decrease the number of pumps (lower the air pressure), the balloon has less force and will go slower.

## Is it possible to change the balloons direction?

By rising or dropping into the right currents, you can steer your balloon horizontally. Generally, winds tend to veer to the right as you gain altitude. Usually you can change direction by ninety degrees or more in the first couple of thousand feet.

## Why does a balloon rocket work?

A balloon provides a simple example of how a rocket engine works. The air trapped inside the balloon pushes out the open end, causing the balloon to move forward. The force of the air escaping is the “action”; the movement of the balloon forward is the “reaction” predicted by Newton’s Third Law of Motion.

## Why does the force do not cancel each other?

You might think that because action-reaction forces are equal and opposite that they cancel. However, action and reaction force pairs don’t cancel because they act on different objects. Forces can cancel only if they act on the same object.

## What makes a balloon powered car move?

When the balloon is inflated it stores the compressed air and stretched rubber as potential energy. When you let the air out of the balloon, the potential energy is converted into kinetic energy; this is the energy of motion, which is why the car moves.

## How do you power a toy car with a balloon?

1. Step 1: Cut the straw in half. Insert a straw into the neck of the balloon and secure with a rubber band.
2. Step 2: Tape the balloon and straw to the top of the toy car, with the straw pointing toward the back of the car.
3. Step 3: Blow through the straw to inflate the balloon.

## How do you make a balloon powered car go straight?

Put the long end of a flexible straw into a balloon. Poke two holes in the bottle’s sides, on the part of the bottle that will be the bottom of the car. Make the holes directly across from each other so the axle goes straight across. Slide a straw through the two holes.