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ERIC Number: ED481373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 128
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Rockets: An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This educational guide discusses rockets and includes activities in science, mathematics, and technology. It begins with background information on the history of rocketry, scientific principles, and practical rocketry. The sections on scientific principles and practical rocketry focus on Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion. These laws explain why rockets work and how to make them more efficient. Activities include: (1) "Activity Matrix"; (2) "Pop Can Hero Engine"; (3) "Rocket Racer"; (4) "3-2-1 Pop!"; (5) "Antacid Tablet Race"; (6) "Paper Rockets"; (7) "Newton Car"; (8) "Balloon Staging"; (9) "Rocket Transportation"; (10) "Altitude Tracking"; (11) "Bottle Rocket Launcher"; (12) "Bottle Rocket"; (13) "Project X-35"; and (14) "Additional Extensions". (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Note: Produced by the Johnson Space Center.