Materials List: Rocket Launch Time:
Flying with Style

Each group needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • rocket launch pad (available at http://www.estesrockets.com/, ~$30, reusable)
  • launch mechanism/controller (available at http://www.estesrockets.com/, ~$19.99, reusable with batteries. Note: consider purchasing a spare launch controller and spare batteries.
  • altimeter (available at http://www.estesrockets.com/, ~$20, reusable)
  • bucket
  • safety glasses/goggles, one pair per student (available at Amazon.com, $12 for case of 12, reusable)
  • 1 box of latex gloves (available at Amazon.com, ~$7 for box of 100)
  • 2-3 large plastic bins to store rockets
  • small plastic/cardboard boxes to store engines
  • 1 roll duct tape
  • 1 roll masking tape
  • 6 calculators
  • 1 bottle of acetone (available at Walmart, $5)
  • superglue
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