We will begin by viewing a replica of the first liquid fueled rocket in our Starship Gallery.
Then we will view a short video of rockets.
Next, participants will engage in a discussion of the main pieces of a rocket.
Participants will then role-play and sing a rocket song.
After the song, students will view images of the inside and outside of the space shuttle.
Next, participants will engage in a space shuttle launch sequencing activity.
The event will conclude with a question and answer session and the rocket song.
Participants will engage in a discussion about rockets and how rockets work.
Participants will explore the sequence of a space shuttle launch.
Participants will engage in role-playing and sequencing with a rocket song.
NS.K-4.2 PHYSICAL SCIENCE
As a result of the activities in grades K-4, all students should develop an understanding of
Properties of objects and materials
Position and motion of objects
NS.K-4.4 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
As a result of their activities in grades K-4, all students should develop an understanding of
Objects in the sky
NS.K-4.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans
NS.K-4.7 HISTORY OF NATURE AND SCIENCE:
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor
Additional cross-curricular standards covered. Will provide detailed standards list.