Estes educator – Free resources for model rocketry

Estes educator – Free resources for model rocketry

Estes has a great model rocket resource center with tons of downloads and lesson plans for teachers…

“Teaches science, math, industrial technology and other subjects. This site offers a HUGE RESOURCE CENTER for teachers and youth group leaders including free publication downloads, special quantity bulk pricing for educators, extensive curriculum support materials and learning software.

To ignite your students’ imagination by providing the materials you need to safely and successfully promote hands-on explorative learning. You’ll find materials such as our ready-to-use curriculum packages, which make learning and teaching Estes rocketry easier than ever! Also, our convenient bulk packs solve your financial and logistical concerns.

Model rocketry has been endorsed by the U.S. Space Camps, the United States Space Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and has been approved by the U.S. Army and Air Force as a safe, worthwhile activity for service personnel and families. Youth groups including YMCA, 4-H clubs, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts, the Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Space Camps, Shuttle Camps, Starbases, and the Young Astronauts Program also utilize the unique educational qualities of Estes rocketry. Estes rockets are the official rockets of the United States Space Foundation and the U.S. Space Camps.” [via] – Link.


  • Soda Bottle Rocket – Link.
  • HOW TO – Make a Bic pen rocket – Link.
  • MAKE VIDEO PODCAST – Soda Bottle Rocket (video) – Link.
  • CVS camera in a rocket… – Link.
  • MAKE Rocket! – Link.
  • Water rocket contest – Link.
  • Andrew Filo’s Rocket Belt – Link.

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From the pages of MAKE:
Rocket-Launched Camcorder. Hack a $30, single-use camcorder to make it reusable, then launch it up in a model rocket and capture thrilling astronaut’s view footage of high-speed neighborhood escape and re-entry. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 07.

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