This Systems, UP, Up and Away! lesson plan also includes:
Students discuss rockets and how they work. Students research basic information about the Space Shuttle. Students work in collaborative groups creating "rockets" with empty film canisters. Students launch their "rockets" and record results in their journal. Students change launch constituents in lab and re-launch "rockets". Students draw a diagram of a rocket and explain how it works. Extension:Students build model of the Space Shuttle.