Resources for Educators
Resources for the segment: "Rockets of the Future"
-- Students will learn about rocket stability as they construct and fly small paper rockets.
-- Students design and build an air-powered rocket that can hit a distant target.
21st Century Explorer -- Speed It Up Activity
-- This lesson will help your students answer the question: How can I determine if different propellants will make a rocket travel faster?
Rockets Educator Guide
-- The activities and lesson plans emphasize hands-on science, prediction, data collection and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving. The guide also contains background information about the history of rockets and basic rocket science.
NASA eClips™ Real World Video Clips
-- NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments that inspire and engage students, helping them see real-world connections.
-- Do-It-Yourself Podcasts include audio clips, video clips and images.
Resources for Students
NASA Space Place
-- Come on in and check out our games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.
NASA Kids' Club
-- This website is filled with games and activities for kids about space and space travels.
Beginners Guide to Rockets
-- The Beginner's Guide to Rockets will help you learn the basic mathematics and physics that govern the design and flight of rockets.
-- Learn about the principle of rocketry!