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Straw Rockets Teacher’s Guide

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Straw rockets might be an introductory rocket activity, but this guide will help you get a lot of educational mileage out of them! With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including force and motion, thrust, center of gravity, prediction, measurements, and tons more.

The Straw Rockets Teacher’s Guide contains NGSS, CCSSM, NSTA, NCTM, and ITEEA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Straw Rockets – Getting Started Package (includes launcher), ruler or measuring tape, scissors, stopwatch, digital or nondigital scale for weighing rockets, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.


Type: Activity Guides and Curriculum/Teacher's Guides Grades: 6-12
SKU: W59459




  • Author: Dana Cochran
  • Pages: 90
  • Binding: Paperback/spiral-bound
  • Copyright: 2005
  • Publisher: Pitsco, Inc.
  • Number of Lessons: 7
  • Number of Worksheets: 7