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Building straw rockets is a great activity for elementary students to complete. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including Newton’s laws, gravity, mass, and more.
The Straw Rocket Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; resource pages; and student pages. This guide contains two guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through inquiry lessons.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Straw Rockets – Getting Started Package (includes launcher), tape, scissors, rulers, art supplies, scales, and standard classroom tools and materials.