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Rocketry

Weekend Workshop

  • Starts Dec 7
  • 349 US dollars
  • Jarvis Avenue

Available spots


Service Description

Intermediate Level Rocketry Workshop Reach New Heights with Model Rocketry Want to build your own model rockets and launch them to 1000 feet and beyond? Join our Intermediate Level Rocketry Workshop and embark on an exciting journey into the physics of rocket building and launching. This hands-on course introduces students to essential STEM concepts such as gravity, thrust, trajectory, aerodynamics, and Newton's laws of motion. Model rocketry is a captivating way to ignite interest in STEM during middle and high school. Workshop Tenets Hands-On Project-Based Learning: Engage in practical, research-based activities. Physics Exploration: Dive into the science behind rockets and flight. Rocket Construction: Build and simulate model rockets. High-Altitude Launches: Send payloads to heights of 1000 feet and beyond. Aerodynamics and Flight Principles: Experiment with core principles of flight. Innovative Experiments: Use sensors, cameras, and gadgets for earth exploration. Team Collaboration: Work together and present your findings. Learning Objectives Scientific Principles: Understand gravity, pressure, thrust, trajectory, aerodynamics, and Newton's laws of motion. Flight Simulators: Use simulators to predict and analyze rocket flights. Model Rocket Building: Construct your own model rocket. Rocket Launch: Conduct a launch from an approved site. Deliverables Model Rocket: A fully constructed model rocket equipped with payload and sensors. Science Journal: A comprehensive journal documenting your research and experiments. Grade Level: 5-6 Why Choose This Workshop? Expert Instruction: Learn from experienced educators who make complex concepts accessible and enjoyable. Engaging Projects: Participate in interactive projects that emphasize learning through doing. Collaborative Learning: Develop social skills and foster a sense of community by working in teams. Hands-On Experience: Enjoy a tactile and immersive learning environment focused on practical activities. Kit: Students need to purchase their own Model Rocket kits. Links will be provided at the start of the workshop. Duration: 10 hrs (4 Days, 4 classes, 2.5hrs each) Schedule Day 1: Physics behind Rockets - Laws of Motion, Aerodynamics, Center of Mass/Pressure Day 2: Rocket Components, Regulations, Design Day 3: Building the Model Rocket Day 4: Flight Simulator and interactive design evolution based on data analysis, Presentation


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Contact Details

  • 6335 Jarvis Avenue, Newark, CA 94560, USA


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