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Part 1 - History of Rocketry: Students will explore the history of rocketry, starting with early Chinese gunpowder and progressing through the manned space programs of the 20th century. Following the initial lecture, students are divided into groups of 2 or 3 to research one of the United States manned space programs. Students will then present these programs to the class.Part 2 - Rocket Science: Students will be exposed to the foundational physical principles involved in rocket flight. Newton’s laws will be reinforced. After the initial lecture, students will be divided into groups of 2 or 3 to build a model rocket. Rockets are then launched as a class, students will calculate the maximum height of the flight using trigonometry
Subject:
Career Technical Education
Level:
High School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
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Date Added:
04/16/2021

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