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DIY Space: Build and Launch a Foam Rocket

6 minutes 49 seconds

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A scientist from NASA explains how to build a rocket powered by rubber bands. Part of the activity includes launching the rocket from various angles to study trajectory. The activity provides students with an excellent hands-on perspective of key mathematical concepts. Part of the “DIY Space Classroom Activities” series.

Media Details

Runtime: 6 minutes 49 seconds

DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 1
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 2
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 3
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 4
3 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 5
2 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 7
DIY Space Classroom Activities
Episode 6
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12