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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners build small indoor paper rockets, determine their flight stability, and launch them by blowing air through a drinking straw. This lesson plan includes procedures for the two part activity, background information, diagrams for making Ares 1 paper rockets, discussion questions, extensions, and black-line masters for learners.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Acceleration,Informal Education,Mass and Weight,Data Analysis,NSDL,rocket,Data Representation,stability,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,Problem Solving,Mathematics,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Social Sciences,Motion and Forces,Communicating Results,Materials science,Data Collection,Upper Elementary,Center of Gravity,ares 1,center of mass,Gathering Data,General science,Aerospace Engineering,Number and Operations,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,Formulating Explanations,Geometry,Netwon's third law,Plane Geometry,pressure,Elementary School,Conducting Investigations,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926130744460T,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,Units of Measurement,Technology,General,Probes, Satellites and Spacecraft,Engineering,Science and society,Space science,Measurement,The Design Process,Physical science,Education,Projectile Motion,Geoscience,Newton's Laws

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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