Model Rockets



  • Hands-on project based learning.

  • Research and exploration on physics behind rockets.

  • Team based collaboration.

  • Build their first model rockets.

  • Send rocket payloads to a height of 1000 ft and beyond.

  • Experimenting with principles of aerodynamics and flight.

  • Build own experiments using sensors/cameras/gadgets to explore the earth. 

Course Objectives:

  • The science: gravity, thrust, trajectory, principles of aerodynamics, flight and Newton's law of motion.

  • Scientific method of researching and keeping journals.

  • Arduino programming.

  • Flight simulators.

  • Hands on building a model rocket.

  • Rocket launch from an approved launch site.


  • Model rocket with payload and sensors.

  • Science journal documenting research.

Build & Launch

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