Curricula & Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans


Science

Grade1 Day2 Day3 Day
3-5

What Goes Up, Must Come Down
What Goes Up, Must Come Down

Early Rocket Scientists
Early Rocket Scientists

Screamin' Streamers / Parachutes
Screamin’ Streamers / Parachutes

6-8

Rockets in Motion
Rockets in Motion

First Rockets
First Rockets

Fintastic Rockets!
Fintastic Rockets!

9-12

Up and Down and All Around
Up and Down and All Around with Newton

Pioneers of Spaceflight
Pioneers of Spaceflight

Varieties
Viking Varieties, Wonderful Wizards, Awesome Alphas


Social Studies

Grade1 Day2 Day3 Day
3-5

Space Pioneers
Space Pioneers

Space Explorers
Space Explorers

Rockets Through Time
Rockets Through Time

6-8

Space PICs
Space PICs

How Does NASA Explore Space
How Does NASA Explore Space

Fire Arrows Through History
Fire Arrows Through History

9-12

German Rocket Scientists Launch America into Space
German Rocket Scientists Launch America into Space

NASA Spaceflight
NASA and the Changing World of Spaceflight

Space Milestones
Space Milestones


Technology

Grade1 Day2 Day3 Day
3-5

Model Rockets are a Snap!
Model Rockets are a Snap!

Easy E2X
Easy E2X

Fins R Roots
Fins R Roots!

6-8

Unique Firestreak
Unique Firestreak

Rocket Noses
Rocket Noses

Flying High With Fins!
Flying High With Fins!

9-12

Snap Rockets
Snap Rockets

Fin Factors
Fin Factors

Rocket Flight Challenges
Rocket Flight Challenges


Language Arts

Grade1 Day2 Day3 Day
3-5

You Don't Have to be a Rocket Scientist
You Don’t Have to be a Rocket Scientist!

Rocket Haiku
Rocket Haiku

Father of Rocketry
Who is the Father of Modern Rocketry?

6-8

Spaced Out!
Spaced Out!

Discovery, Go For Launch
Discovery, Go For Launch

Pioneers
Pioneers of Spaceflight Mini-biographies

9-12

Alphabet Soup for Rocket Scientists
Alphabet Soup for Rocket Scientists

Space Station Living
Living on the International Space Station

Scrambled Rocket Paragraphs
Scrambled Rocket Paragraphs


Math

Grade1 Day2 Day3 Day
3-5

Do Rockets Measure Up?
Do Rockets Measure Up?

The Sky's the Limit!
The Sky’s the Limit!

High Flight
High Flight

6-8

Sizing Up Rockets
Sizing Up Rockets

How High Did It Go
How High Did It Go?

How High Was It?
How High Was It?

9-12

Measure of a Rocket
The Measure of a Rocket

Altitraking
Altitraking

Blast Off with Rocket Math
Blast Off with Rocket Math!


Curricula

Science and Model Rockets for Grades 5,6,7,8
Lesson Plans on model rocketry basics, principles of flight, aerodynamics and more.

Mathematics and Model Rockets for Grades 5-12
Curriculum explores center of mass and center of pressure, then relates both to model rocket stability.

Physics and Model Rockets for Grades 8,9,10,11
Lessons on Newtons Laws of Motion and aerodynamic principals applied to model rockets. Includes a student book.

Industrial Technology and Model Rockets for Grades 6-12
Applies the vast range of industrial technolgy subjects through the design, development and study of rocketry.

Aviation and Light Gliders for Grades 2,3,4
Covers the history of aviation, aerodynamics, airport facilities and field day activities with light gliders.

SpaceLoft Lesson Guide for Grades 5-8
Lessons on the new era of private spacecraft exploration including the SpaceLoft rocket.

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