Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 3-8
Publication Year: 2009
Product Number: EG-2009-02-05-MSFC
Subjects: History, Technology
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.