Thursday, May 10, 2012

Rockets WebQuest


Physics
Rockets WebQuest


This WebQuest will help students gain an understanding of rockets and rocket flight, how physics fundamentals are related to rockets, and how we will use model rockets.
 
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:
After you read each page, click on the  

Make sure you click on the 

  
 
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.





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