Pop! Rockets

Off they go — launching rockets is fun. The lesson plan contains templates to build paper rockets that can be launched from a PVC pipe launcher. Individuals or groups build the rockets and determine the shapes for their fins. Included templates outline two different rocket body designs.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Lay out planets at different distances and try to launch the rockets to them
Classroom Considerations

  • Younger pupils may have difficulty constructing the rockets
  • Requires an open space to launch the rockets
Pros

  • Templates provided are just the right size to fit on the Pop! Rocket Launcher
  • The procedures contain detailed directions and diagrams on how to construct the rockets
Cons

  • The lesson plan does not contain a data collection sheet