Rockets - 6 simple fun experiments that let even small children explore the forces that launch rockets
Science for Kids
STEM Activity for Kids: How to Make Straw Rockets (w/ Free Rocket Template)- Fun for a science lesson, outdoor play activity, or unit on space! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Educational Ideas For Kids
This EPIC Bottle Rocket Flew Higher Than our Two Story House! Use a soda bottle, baking soda, and vinegar. Super fun science and backyard project! Demonstrate Newton's 3rd law of motion.
Frugal Fun for Boys
From Peter Alway's 1995 book "Rockets of the World"
Carl Sagan Memorial Board
Lift-off of the Saturn V rocket, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, along with 6,700,000 pounds (3,039,000 kg) of fuel and equipment into the Florida sky, bound for the Moon, on July 16th, 1969. (NASA)
For July, we wanted to go BIG and celebrate Independence Day in a loud, booming kind of way! So we made these baking soda rockets for kids! This is a great STEM project.
For the kiddies
Here are some of the best ways to build a rocket. Try out these great rocket experiments and rocket crafts for kids.
'Rockets of the World' compares them from smallest to largest.
"The vehicle explodes, literally explodes, off the pad. The simulator shakes you a little bit, but the actual liftoff shakes your entire body and soul."- Mike McCulley
Space... The Final Frontier
NAME ROCKET You will need: Black or Dark Blue Paper Bright Coloured Paper including red Scissors Glue Marker Pen Salt or Glitter