Grades 6-10 | 1 (7 Hour) Day

Topics Covered

News Reporting, Making Videos

Rocket Reporting - Youth Program Guide


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!





Rocket Launch Supplies:

Other Materials:

  • Icebreaker Activity Printouts
  • Rocketry 101 Slide presentation
  • News Slide presentation
  • News Article Handouts
  • Pens/Pencils/Markers
  • Computer with Internet
  • Projector (If not possible, you can print out the slides or improvise with a white board)
  • Printer (If needed)
  • Camera (Optional)
  • Bandanas or blindfolds
  • Soft obstacles like cones or blankets
  • Large, colorful pom poms or balls

Live, Online Training and 1:1 Support!

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Should you have need, you can meet with a member of Education team for FREE, 1:1 online support to learn rocketry basics, how to apply our curriculum, and discover unique teaching strategies. Our team is eager to answer your questions!

Learn About Model Rocket Safety!

Not sure how to safely launch a rocket with your group? Head over to our dedicated Safety instructions page for videos, support, and more!