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Rockets on a Shoestring Budget

Students, operating under simulated budget constraints, build pop-rockets and launch them. Working in pairs, they complete budget worksheets and use their "Blast Off Bucks" to pay for the construction. They then redesign their rockets and launch them again with engineering improvements.

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Resource Details

K - 5th
Earth Science
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet