Product Type: Educator Guide
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 2009
Product Number: EP-2009-02-32-MSFC
Subjects: History, Mathematics, General Science, Physical Science, Technology
The fifteen lesson plans in this guide help students learn about the science of rockets, principles of rocketry and the laws of motion. Student texts are included so that students may read about variables, forces and motion, and NASA's history and future. Students learn which variables affect the performance of a rocket. In the assessment, students engage in a competition wherein they apply what they have learned about rockets to build a launch vehicle that flies as high as possible.
Ares: Launch and Propulsion Educator Guide [16MB PDF file]