STEM Week: Be a Rocket Scientist
STEM Week: Be a Rocket Scientist! Design and Build a straw rocket that will blast off into space. Have a contest with family members. Who can create the most amazing rocket? Be sure to read the entire activity before you begin building your STRAW ROCKET. *Download your photos of your finished product to Mrs. Dunlap by May 15

Today’s Activities


Would you travel to space?  Read this story to help you think about this question.  Then watch this video to learn more about Newton’s Second Law, a force that affects rockets.  Now it’s your turn!  Use these worksheets to help design and build your straw rocket.

Take some time for a writing break with this Quick Write from Jennifer Buteau, from Sonora Elementary School.


Do you recycle for cash?  Help figure out how much money some students made from recycling, along with other problems, with this math worksheet.

Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems!

Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with these worksheets to target foundational math skills!

Worksheet 1

Worksheet 2

Create it

A car in space? Maybe, if you use your imagination and this Star Man template from Deep Space Sparkle to make a drawing.  Copy your version of the drawing onto black paper using chalk, or download and color the template

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