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Rockets Educator Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
The 17 resources in NASA’s Rockets Educator Guide allow young scientists and engineers to engage in experiments as they examine images of more than 2,00 years of rockets. Scholars then read articles that provide an overview of the next...
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Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A unique and useful presentation, this covers projectile motion for your general physics class. Many graphs display the vectors involved, and some even act as animations. Motion is broken down into its components and only then are the...
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Aerospace Engineering

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the physics of rocket flight. They build and launch model rockets to measure their performances.
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Ace in the Hole

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How does inertia affect an object's trajectory? After watching a video on safety belt use, pupils discuss the notions of inertia. Using their knowledge, individuals try to drop a ball on a target while running, and classmates observe the...
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On Target

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Crash into engineering by sending a marble to land on a target by way of a zip line. Using a zip line, pupils put engineering design processes into practice by modifying a cup to carry and release a marble onto a target. Scientists test,...
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Throwing a Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use mathematics to help the football team. Pairs brainstorm how to approach finding a solution to a problem to help the quarterback complete more passes. By researching and collecting data, the teams derive an equation to represent the...
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How a Ball Falls

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the power of mathematical modeling using a hands-on activity. Participants collect data on the height, velocity, and time to model the height of a tossed ball over time. Collaborative groups toss a ball and use video analysis as...
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Stomp Rockets

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Watch the excitement grow as learners experiment with homemade rockets. Pupils create their own rockets from a soda bottle and experiment with launch angles. They discover the launch angle has a significant effect on the distance the...
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Walled-Up Parabolas

For Students 9th - 12th
Jump at the chance to use parabolas. Young mathematicians apply trigonometry to explore the trajectory of a ball in different situations. Some walls cause the ball to bounce, so participants must consider all possibilities.
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Planetary Rescue Squad

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ready, aim ... learn! Increase scholars' understanding of force, mass, distance, and angle using an engaging interactive. Pupils participate in a series of rescue missions where they launch supplies at a target with an adjustable cannon....
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Trajectory - Angle Launched Projectiles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Horizontal and vertical speeds change as projectiles move through space. As part of a series on vectors and projectiles, scholars create vector diagrams to compare these speeds at various locations. They they determine the values for...
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Trajectory - Horizontally Launched Projectiles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone enjoys projectiles, and predicting where they land helps with future hands-on labs. Incorporating gravity into horizontal trajectories through both conceptual and mathematical practice helps scholars understand real-life...
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Catapult

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Studying levers couldn't be more exciting! Learners build their own catapults and test the results as they make adjustments to the fulcrum. They compete against other groups to create the most accurate apparatus.
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Medieval Archer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Class members determine the distance a video game character must move to shoot an arrow over a castle wall. Players determine the new equation to enter to represent the trajectory of the arrow and find all the distances the character can...
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Foam Rocket

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
When going for distance, does it make a difference at what angle you launch the rocket? Teams of three launch foam rockets, varying the launch angle and determining how far they flew. After conducting the series of flights three times,...
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Desktop Catapult

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is bound to be the favorite lesson of the year for your physics class since they design desktop catapults. They can experiment with angles, weight, and trajectories. Instructions are provided for making the catapult out of a plastic...
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Desktop Catapult

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is bound to be the favorite lesson of the year for your physics class since they design desktop catapults. They can experiment with angles, weight, and trajectories. Instructions are provided for making the catapult out of a plastic...
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Planet Impact!

For Teachers 5th - 9th
An amazing information-packed lesson plan allows your space scientists to crash a virtual comet into Jupiter and learn how the angle, distance, speed, and mass influence the outcome. Click on "Back to the Lesson" to access the...
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Jump! An Exploration into Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore parametric equations in this lesson plan, and learn how to determine how much time it takes for an object to fall compared with an object being launched. high scoolers will use parametric equations to follow the path of objects...
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Trajectory and Range of a Projectile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the factors affecting projectile trajectory. For this physics lesson, students calculate the range, time and speed of projectiles using mathematical equations.
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Space Shuttle Launch Trajectory-I

For Students 9th - 11th
In this space shuttle launch activity, students are given 2 equations used to determine the space shuttle's trajectory in the first 5 minutes of a launch. Students use these equations to solve 3 problems including finding the shuttle's...
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Kinematics Along with Work/Energy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this kinematics, work and energy worksheet, students solve 16 problems given a diagram of a moving ball that has been launched. Students find the trajectory of the ball, the velocity of the ball and its potential and kinetic energy at...
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Physics Lab Rockets

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students construct and test balloon rockets and a model rocket. In this rocket science instructional activity, students use an inquiry-based method to master balloon rockets and have a shoot-off with the goal of attaining the highest...
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General Launch WS II

For Students 10th - 12th
In this launch activity, students calculate the speed of moving objects given angles above the horizontal and their time. They also calculate trajectories, magnitudes and direction of moving objects.