Patrons use the engineering design process to make paper rockets. They then modify the rocket's fins to see how it affects their flight!
Provides classroom connections, key concepts, connections to science standards, and additional resources.
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Pop! Rocket Launcher
A more elaborate version of this activity, including the construction of a launcher with PVC pipe can be found here
Rocket Lesson Plans from NASA
What Is a Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle?
Game: Rocket Builder
NASA Rocketry Image Gallery
Rocket and Spacecraft Propulsion
How NASA, SpaceX, and Blue Origin's Monster Rockets compare
NISE Network: Stomp Rockets Activity Training Video
NISE Network: Stomp Rockets Content Training Video
Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch
Space Launch System Scale and Power
Expedition 31 Crew Launch
[Suggest a book]
Zoom, rocket, zoom!
Professor Astro Cat's Space Rockets
Tiny Little Rocket
Projectile Science: The Physics Behind Kicking a Field Goal and Launching a Rocket with Science Activities for Kids
Spaceships and rockets
Mission to Space by John B Herrington
Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris