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    In this activity, learners simulate a multistage rocket launch using party balloons, fishing line, straws, and a plastic cup. Educators can use this activity to explain how inventors have refined...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a rubber band-powered rover that can scramble across the room. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a rover out of...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    In this activity, learners build models of comets, using edible materials, to learn about comets' structure. Learners then use their senses to simulate a spectrometer to analyze "comets...

    Ages 6 - 18
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    In this activity, learners work in NASA teams to build balloon-powered rockets using identical parts and compete to launch the greatest number of paper clips to "space" (the ceiling). The...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force as described in Newton's second law of motion. During a set of experiments,...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this activity, learners work in teams build and launch rubberband-powered foam rockets. Through a controlled investigation, learners will explore rocket stability and the trajectory relationship...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this activity, learners build small indoor paper rockets, determine their flight stability, and launch them by blowing air through a drinking straw. This lesson plan includes procedures for the...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this small-group activity, learners assume the roles of pilots, air traffic controllers, and NASA scientists to solve five Air Traffic Control (ATC) problems. Learners examine different distance...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to design a parachute out of household items that keeps an egg secure when dropped from a certain height. Learners must follow a certain number of design...

    Ages 11 - 18

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