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Patrons investigate the trajectory of angles by constructing and launching foam rockets

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Add a Tech Twist Optional: Show the patrons the "DIY Space: Build a Foam Rocket" video tutorial
Hints for uses in your library This activity needs to be conducted in a space with a high ceiling, or if you choose to do it outside try to avoid doing it on a windy day
Related Links NASA: Rocket Principles
NASA: What is a Rocket?
NASA Space Place: Rockets
MIT: Rocket Principles
Originating Source NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Image credit: NASA
Related Books
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Crafts for Kids who are Wild about Outer Space by Kathy Ross and Sharon Lane Holm
Rockets by Jenny Fretland VanVoorst
Rockets by Steven Otfinoksi
Cosmic Science: Over 40 Gravity-Defying, Earth-Orbiting, Space-Cruising Activities for Kids by Jim Wiese
Building Rockets by Rebecca Rowell

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Build and Launch a Foam Rocket

Build and Launch a Foam Rocket

Patrons investigate the trajectory of angles by constructing and launching foam rockets