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It’s Not JUST Rocket Science - Lesson Plan

It’s Not JUST Rocket Science - Lesson Plan

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Grades 4-7 | 3-4 (45 min) Classes

In this lesson, students will learn about careers available in the aerospace industry and create posters about those careers to present to the class. They will also build and launch the Star Hopper rocket.


Common Core Standards - English


Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text


Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.


Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.


Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.


Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening

Materials Needed

Each Student Needs:

  • Student Portfolio
  • Poster paper, markers, pencils, etc.

The Class Needs:

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