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Straw Rockets – Getting Started Package

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$209.00 (USD)
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Description

Building and experimenting with these simple rockets is the perfect way to introduce students to rocketry. And they’ll learn a bevy of physics principles in the process!

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: K-12
SKU: W35783

Safety

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Force and motion
  • Thrust
  • Center of gravity/pressure
Technology
  • Problem solving
  • Calibrations
  • Pneumatic systems
Engineering
  • Modeling
  • Prediction
  • Technological design
Math
  • Measurements
  • Data collection/graphs
  • Data analysis/prediction

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Tools and Materials Required: Scissors, ruler, and transparent tape

“The straw rockets unit is one of my students’ favorite activities. They absolutely love designing, building, and testing their rockets. You can hear their excitement build when they use the Pitsco launcher and watch their rockets fly down the designated path. Using straw rockets provides an excellent opportunity to integrate STEM skills into your curriculum.”

– Joan Gillman, former fourth- and fifth-grade teacher