Why do space shuttles start their journeys like a rocket and finish them like a plane? Students will explore physics, science, and aerodynamic principles in relationship to rockets with this lab.
This start-up package features the KELVIN¬¨_ØÀ_ Paper Rocket Dual Launcher with activities that explore how the shape of a rocket can effect how high it travels. Students make a rocket from 8-1/2"x11" paper. The fin they design determines the distance or, altitude, it will be able to fly.
Kids love to launch rockets; ESTES rockets are fun to build and have been popular for many years. Hands-on activities also include building, launching, an evaluating various ESTES model rockets. Problem-solving is stressed as student's must determine how design makes a rocket better. Grades 7-12. No Computer Required.