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Variables, Rockets & Scientific Method | Make and Launch Rockets using STEM

Brain Brigade
Grade Levels
3rd - 9th
Formats Included
  • Zip
16 pages
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Brain Brigade


This hands-on activity will give your students a great idea of the principles of Scientific Method, independent, dependent, and controlled variables. Use this activity to help students understand Scientific Method before a science fair or as a supplement to a classroom unit in rocketry. Students will build and launch paper rockets in a low cost and easy method. After launching, students will measure, record and graph data.

Included in this download:
*Six printable paper rocket patterns
*Step-by-step directions for building paper rockets with photos
*Directions for building an easy launch system
*Printable data collection chart
*Printable classroom data graph
*Classroom discussion suggestions

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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