Thursday, May 10, 2012
1. go to http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/index.html and read the page.
2. click on “Guided Tours” on this page
3. on the “Guided Tours” page (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/guided.htm ) go down the page to the “Rockets” section. You need to go through each section:
a. Forces on a Rocket (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/rktfor.html )
b. Types of Rockets (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/rktstomp.html )
c. Rocket Systems (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/rockpart.html )
d. Rocket Flight (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/rocket/bmotion.html )
After you read each page, click on the
Make sure you click on the
4. http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/TRC/Rockets/history_of_rockets.html read, take notes.
Take notes on each page you visit. Your notes will be graded as the first part of the Rockets Unit. Pay particular attention to the “Model Rocket” section of “Types of Rockets.”
You will be calculating a predicted altitude for your rockets before launch, and then we will see who's is the most accurate.
Your notes from this will be included in the project write up you will be doing after the launch.