Welcome to Rocket Science! The purpose of this course is to give you a solid education in the fundamental principles of rocket science and includes activities that emphasize hands-on involvement, prediction, data collection, analysis and interpretation, teamwork, and problem-solving.

Syllabus

Lectures

Handouts

Labs

Gallery

Rocket Man. Made with cardboard, Styrofoam, paper towel roll, toilet paper roll and paperclip to hold motor (not shown), plastic Easter egg, army parachute man (not shown), and brain parachute made with a plastic trash liner and pink and black sharpie (not shown).

Resources and References

Shearer D., Vogt G., and Rosenberg C. Adventures of Rocket Science. 2007. NASA.

The Physics Classroom. 1996-2019