Classroom Activity

Launch It
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 3-8 and Informal

In this challenge, students follow the engineering design process to do the following:

1. Design and build a rocket from a straw.
2. Launch their rocket using a balloon.
3. Use their testing results to improve their rocket.
4. Try to hit a target consistently with their rockets.

Launch It  [1MB PDF file]

This lesson plan is part of the On the Moon Educator Guide.