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Other

Description:

One of the exciting challenges for engineers is the idea of exploration. This lesson looks more closely at Spaceman Rohan, Spacewoman Tess, their daughter Maya, and their challenges with getting to space, setting up satellites, and exploring uncharted waters via a canoe. This lesson reinforces rockets as a vehicle that helps us explore outside the Earth's atmosphere (that is, to move without air) by using the principles of Newton's third law of motion. Also, the ideas of thrust, control and weight — all principles that engineers deal with when building a rocket — are introduced.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > 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:

control,Grade 3,force,NSDL,rocket,Grade 5,energy,Space Science,Mathematics,weight,Upper Elementary,center of gravity,fin,Elementary School,center of pressure,NSDL_SetSpec_928276,thrust,Physics,Newton,motion,Grade 4,Engineering,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140919103449785T,Technology,wing

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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