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140 resources with the concept rockets

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Rockets: Kinematics or Energy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct model rockets, measure and record the height of the launch.  In this creative lesson students use different methods to calculate velocity and height data from their launched rockets.
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To the Moon: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the words "To the Moon!," write the words independently, and color the picture of a rocket.
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The Eggonaut

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students build a rocket. In this hands-on rocket activity, students work with classmates to create a rocket out of a 2-liter bottle that will protect a raw egg. The goal is to be the team with the rocket which spent the longest time...
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Look Ma! I'm a Rocket Scientist!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use a ball to push and pull to demonstrate the concept of force. In this force lesson plan, students talk about the importance of force in space and use balls to demonstrate this phenomena.
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Rockets

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students work together in groups of 5 to build a model rocket from a rocket kit. In this rocket lesson, students launch the rocket when it is constructed. The students will use simple materials to build and launch their own model rocket.
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Rocket ABC

For Students Pre-K - K
In this alphabet learning exercise, learners fill in the missing lower case letters to complete the alphabet. This page has a rocket ship theme.
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October Sky

For Students 8th - 10th
In this space exploration instructional activity, students answer 50 questions and have the opportunity to do 8 extra credit questions about the video "October Sky" related to space exploration and Sputnik.
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Physics of Space Flight

For Students 9th - 12th
In this space flight instructional activity, students will review physics terms relating to space which includes measuring the distance of space objects, how rockets work, and electromagnetic waves. This instructional activity has 10...
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Spin Stabilization

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate methods used by aeronautical engineers to keep rockets on target. After exploring the center of gravity and the center of pressure, students build water rockets. Students use various methods to design fins on the...
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Balloon Staging

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Young scholars explore rocketry using balloon rockets. They demonstrate how rockets can achieve greater altitudes by using the technology of staging. By using two inflated balloons that slide along a fishing line, they simulate a...
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TECH:Model Rocketry - Air Powered (Trans)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the evolution of rocketry and the impacts of aerospace technology. They explain the basic principles of flight and basic physics of motion. Students design, construct, and launch a small rocket.
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Launches for the Stars

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are introduced to rockets and the space shuttle program. After viewing a 1960s show, they examine the role and history of NASA and how it evolved into having a space shuttle program. In groups, they create their own model rocket...
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Building And Launching a Model Rocket

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students are introduced to the basic parts of rockets and the physical forces at work in the flight of rockets. They build and launch a model rocket and discuss the challenges of launching a real rocket.
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Learn to Build a Rocket in 5 Days or Your Money Back

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the entire process that goes into designing a rocket for any customer. They study important factors such as supplies, ethics, deadlines and budgets. Also, students explore about the Engineering process, and recognize...
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Fuel Mystery Dis-Solved

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students describe how temperature and surface area exposure affect the rate at which fuel is consumed. They explain why engineers want to know about the properties of a fuel when designing rockets. They create a bar graph of result data.
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Rocket Math

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice completing number sentences. They cut out shapes of rockets and place a number on them. They work together to identify the numbers.
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Rocket Patterns

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create their own paper rockets. They identify different patterns and practice making their own. They also discover the concept of sequences.
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Pop Rockets

For Teachers K - 5th
Students work together to design and build a paper rocket. They place a propellant in the contraption to make it fly. They discover Newton's third law of motion.
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Building and Launching Rocket Kits

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners, in groups, build and decorate rocket kits and then launch them.
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Rockets and Payloads

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate Newton's Second Law of Motion as they predict the effect of a payload on the amount of energy needed to lift a rocket vertically. The constraints of the weight of the equipment carried to Mars is compared to the...
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Come On Baby Light My Fire

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students diagnose and repair all types of ignition systems pertaining to recreation and outdoor power equipment. Each small group diagnose, repair and get their engine to run properly.
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Physics: Water-Bottle Rockets

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research how physics laws create motion and propel rockets. They examine how to build water-bottle rockets.
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Organisms, Objects, and Events

For Teachers K
Students obtain information concerning rockets and the use of them in space. They create their own rocket on the computer with the graphic choices on the website www.goobo.com. They write descriptive phrases about their rocket.
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Lift Off with Rockets!

For Teachers K
Students obtain information concerning rockets and the use of them in space, create their own rocket on the computer with the graphic choices on the website www.goobo.com, and write descriptive words or phrases to describe their rockets.