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Grade 6-10 | 1 (7 Hour) Day

Breaking news! Local youth program reports that students are having too much fun with rockets and they don’t want to go home. Is this news true? You will find out with this program guide where students will learn about news reporting through rockets! Students will develop their communication skills, find trustworthy information, and create their own news report based on their own rocket launch. Stay tuned to learn more!

Schedule

Rocket Reporting Schedule

Materials

Icebreaker Activity Printouts
Pens/Pencils/Markers
Rocketry 101 Slide presentation
News Slide presentation
News Article Handouts
Computer with Internet
Projector (If not possible, you can print out the slides or improvise with a white board)
Printer (If needed)
Estes Star Hopper Rocket Kits
Estes Engines and Launch Materials (Recovery Wadding, Plugs, Starters)
Launch system
Cones
Camera (optional)
Bandanas or blindfolds
Soft obstacles like cones or blankets
Large, colorful pom poms or balls

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PowerPoint Presentations

Safety Presentation

Rocketry 101 Lesson

News Presentation

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