Rocketry -- Lesson Plans
Lesson plans on Rocketry from NASA starting with grade K
Aerospace Activities and Lessons Educators Page
A wide variety of aerospace activities and lesson plans have been generated by active teachers, educators, and NASA engineers and scientists.
Science and Model Rockets
A curriculum for grades 5-8 from Estes Educator.com
Sputnik: Fiftieth Anniversary
NASA Main Page Multimedia Interactive Feature on 50th Anniversary of the Space Age. Sputnik and The Dawn of the Space Age
Secrets of 1957 Sputnik launch revealed
An article from a series of interviews between The Associated Press and Boris Chertok, one of the founders of the Soviet space program. Chertok and other veterans told the little-known story of how Sputnik was launched, and what an unlikely achievement it turned out to be.
Sputnik: The Beep Heard Round the World, The Birth of the Space Age
Podcast from NASA.
NASA's Math and Science at Work.
Free Supercharged Science Activity Manual and Video Collection
Ever felt challenged when it comes to teaching science? By special arrangement with Supercharged Science, we have a free collection of experiments and activities from a special science program (including videos and readings) for you to download. Aurora Lipper of Supercharged Science has been kind enough to write several very popular science articles on TheHomeSchoolMom and she has created a remarkable solution to the challenge that homeschoolers face when teaching science. Her K-12 e-Science online science curriculum is a totally fun and exciting curriculum that guides kids step-by-step through science lessons and activities using video instruction combined with lots of hands-on activities and experiments.
Teacher Resources - National Association of Rocketry
Information on starting, funding, and leading a rocketry club
The Rockets Away educational program teaches about the science of rocketry through the use of hands-on experiments, computer software and the building and launching of 2-liter bottle rockets.
Teaching Tips and Curriculum for Model Rockets
From Apogee Rockets. com
Lots of good information about legalities, how to get started, finding a club and more.
How Rocket Engines Work
From How Stuff Works
Beginner's Guide to Rockets
The Beginner's Guide to Rockets from NASA will help you learn the basic math and physics that govern the design and flight of rockets.
NASA Teaching Materials
Extensive database of downloadable educational materials searchable by subject, grade level and product type
Kennedy Space Center Educator Resources
The NASA Educator Resource Center (ERC) at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provides educational resources available include videos, slides, lesson plans, publications and lunar & meteorite samples.