Educator Guide

Adventures in Rocket Science Educator Guide
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The information in this document was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators
Grades: K-12 and Informal
Product Number: EG-2007-12-179-MSFC


This guide contains 25 activities designed for 4-H Clubs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, after-school programs, and other informal education venues. Participants learn about the history and principles of rocketry and NASA's newest rockets -- Ares I and Ares V. While doing these hands-on activities, participants also learn about Hero Engines, parachutes and surface area, altitude tracking, and Newton's Laws Of Motion. Learners can also build four types of rockets and two types of egg drops.

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