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FREE Lesson Plan & Low-Cost Tech for Tracking Model Rocket Altitude

Small. Easy to Use. Mini AltiTrak 3-Pack Costs Only $9.99

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Mini AltiTrak is a hand-held, altitude tracking device. Empower your students to analyze and graph flight data!

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Coming in a 3-Pack, it’s easy on your budget.

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Your students will love this engaging learning opportunity that grows their math and science investigation skills.

Aiming for the Moon!

A Lesson Plan for Calculating Rocket Altitude

In this lesson, you’ll guide students to aim their rockets for the Moon and track the altitude! Challenge them to launch a rocket that will reach an altitude of 800 feet. No more; no less. Students will collect and analyze important flight data to calculate the altitude. Bring Newton’s Laws of Motion to life as students play the role of a NASA engineer and choose the appropriate fuel supply for a rocket destined for the Moon.

 

Star Hopper Ready to Launch

In this lesson, you’ll guide students to aim their rockets for the Moon and track the altitude! Challenge them to launch a rocket that will reach an altitude of 800 feet. No more; no less. Students will collect and analyze important flight data to calculate the altitude. Bring Newton’s Laws of Motion to life as students play the role of a NASA engineer and choose the appropriate fuel supply for a rocket destined for the Moon.

 

Star Hopper Ready to Launch

Standards-Based Learning

Meets three key performance expectations for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Meets a variety of Common Core Math Standards for grades 6 through 12.

Science

  • Thrust vs Altitude
  • Four Forces of Flight
  • Newton’s Laws

Technology

  • Mini Altitrak™ Measurement Technology

Engineering

  • Rocket Assembly
  • Planning Thrust

Math

  • Graphing Skills and Analysis
  • Calculating Altitudes
  • Calculating Averages

Standards-Based Learning

Meets three key performance expectations for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Meets a variety of Common Core Math Standards for grades 6 through 12.

Science

  • Thrust vs Altitude
  • Four Forces of Flight
  • Newton’s Laws

Technology

  • Mini Altitrak™ Measurement Technology

Engineering

  • Rocket Assembly
  • Planning Thrust

Math

  • Graphing Skills and Analysis
  • Calculating Altitudes
  • Calculating Averages
Star Hopper Ready to Launch

In this lesson, you’ll guide students to aim their rockets for the Moon and track the altitude! Challenge them to launch a rocket that will reach an altitude of 800 feet. No more; no less. Students will collect and analyze important flight data to calculate the altitude. Bring Newton’s Laws of Motion to life as students play the role of a NASA engineer and choose the appropriate fuel supply for a rocket destined for the Moon.

 

Standards-Based Learning

Meets three key performance expectations for Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Meets a variety of Common Core Math Standards for grades 6 through 12.

Science

  • Thrust vs Altitude
  • Four Forces of Flight
  • Newton’s Laws

Technology

  • Mini Altitrak™ Measurement Technology

Engineering

  • Rocket Assembly
  • Planning Thrust

Math

  • Graphing Skills and Analysis
  • Calculating Altitudes
  • Calculating Averages

Mini AltiTrak is Low-Cost and Easy to Use

Estes 2226 Mini Altitrak

Mini AltiTrak is Low-Cost and Easy to Use

A low-cost technology that helps students track, graph and analyze flight data. Its compact size makes the Mini AltiTrak easy to transport and share between students.

Hands-on learning is essential for student success in STEM. Three Mini AltiTraks are included in one pack. Order them for your classroom now!

3-Pack Only $9.99

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