"1.2.3. LAUNCH" Tech-focused STEAMvestigation encourages kids to observe and think about how humans launch technology like rockets and shuttles into the air and into space. The challenge is to create, test, and use data to redesign a rocket and launch system from simple found materials.
The download file includes the following printables:
• Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
• Educator's Background Notes
• Design Logbook Pages
• Literacy Connection "1.2.3. LAUNCH"
You supply recycled materials, tape, scissors, rulers, straws, and string, paper clips, and art supplies such as markers.
Materials kits are available for this STEAMvestigation when purchased as part of a full STEAMstart Unit including 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations and a culminating Unit Challenge.
"1-2-3 Launch" is part of the STEAMstart: Moon Shadows Unit for camps, clubs, and after school programs.