Rocket-Powered Science: Invent to Learn! Create, Build and Test Rocket Designs

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Rocket science is as cool as science gets, and your students get to design, build, and test rockets themselves. Their designs. Their innovations. Not students anymore, they are rocket scientists. These rocket-building activities challenge students to work in teams like NASA engineers-they make and test models as they measure, record data and graph and report results. There are more than 30 demonstrations and 16 models, all with clear guidelines and science standards to be met. The experiments require only ...
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Overview

Rocket science is as cool as science gets, and your students get to design, build, and test rockets themselves. Their designs. Their innovations. Not students anymore, they are rocket scientists. These rocket-building activities challenge students to work in teams like NASA engineers-they make and test models as they measure, record data and graph and report results. There are more than 30 demonstrations and 16 models, all with clear guidelines and science standards to be met. The experiments require only inexpensive or free recycled materials.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596470552
  • Publisher: Good Year Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2005
  • Pages: 106
  • Sales rank: 806,379
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Ed Sobey, Ph.D., conducts hands-on, inventing-based science workshops for teachers and kids, and creates traveling exhibits for museums worldwide. Ed has directed 5 museums, written 15 books, and has traveled to all seven continents. Ed operates the Northwest Invention Center in Redmond, Washington to provide exhibits and training to museums and schools.
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