Category Archives: Rocketry

Rocket Racers

With styrofoam trays, scissors, tape, straws, and balloons, students design and build cars fueled by the third law of motion. This is my favorite rocketry lesson to do with students because they start from scratch and it’s crafty. They are … Continue reading

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EVERY ACTION HAS AN EQUAL AND OPPOSITE REACTION: A lesson from NASA

I brought work home to do during summer vacation and all of it has been sitting in the same spot for almost the entire summer. I would totally call it procrastination, except I’ve actually been pretty busy. But now there’s … Continue reading

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Rocket Launchers for Independence Day

Fireworks stands are making their annual appearance in my neighborhood.  The Fourth of July is almost here. I started thinking.  What if you live in an area where fireworks are prohibited?  What if you are wary of handling extremely hot … Continue reading

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