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ERIC Number: EJ1032587
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 2
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
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Royce, Christine Anne
Science and Children, v50 n9 p18-23 Jul 2013
In a remarkably brief period of time, humans have developed technology that allows space travel to become a reality. Rockets have been built, energy systems designed, and planetary forces understood. In the activities described in this article, students investigate space travel by designing their own rockets and manipulating variables to determine if the rocket's performance is changed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A