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Friday, February 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
PVC Science: Stomp Rockets, Marshmallow Blasters and the Science of Flight LIMITED

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Come and construct a stomp rocket launcher (with paper rocket) and marshmallow blaster with PVC pipes to explore projectile motion, rocketry and the science of flight. Once constructed participants can then test and evaluate their designs which is all part of STEM education. These activities can be modified for use in the Grade 1, 3, 4 “Building” units in science, the Grade 6 Flight and Sky Science unit, Grade 7 Structures and Forces, Grade 8 Mechanical Systems, Grade 9 Space Exploration and the Physics 20 kinematics unit. 3, 2, 1 blast off!

Participants will explore projectile motion, rocketry and the science of flight. Once constructed participants can then test and evaluate their designs which is all part of STEM education. These activities can be modified for use in the Grade 1, 3, 4 “Building” units in science, the Grade 6 Flight and Sky Science unit, Grade 7 Structures and Forces, Grade 8 Mechanical Systems, Grade 9 Space Exploration and the Physics 20 kinematics unit. 3, 2, 1 blast off! Gr 1 – Building Things Gr 3 – Building things with a variety of materials; Testing Materials and Design Gr 4 – Building Devices and Vehicles that Move Gr 6 – Flight and Sky Science Science 10 – Physics – motion Physics 20 – Projectile Motion

There is a cost associated with this session for the take-aways for teachers. The cost is $30 per kit which includes a marshmallow blaster and stomp rocket apparatus. Send an email transfer to kristian.basaraba@gmail.com

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Kristian Basaraba

Next Step High School
Kristian Basaraba is presently a high school science teacher at Next Step High school in Sherwood Park. He has a Master’s of Science in Science Education from Montana State University and has taught all levels of high school science, including International Baccalaureate and non-academic... Read More →


Friday February 24, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2905
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