Lever Launchers - Instructable

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Lever Launchers - Instructable

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STEAM PROJECT - Simple Machines

Countdown to fun learning with our adorable mini rocket launchers! Our Lever Launchers project adds a new twist to old-fashioned Popsicle stick launchers for an exciting STEAM and Maker-based activity. This PDF Instructable includes all the tools you need to make our elegantly re-designed mini rocket launchers while investigating levers and wedges and honing math skills. Contents includes detailed a step-by-step photo instructions plus templates to construct mini rockets. There are also many samples of student work to inspire makers and math notes to explore geometry and measurement concepts. This project is fun for in-class investigations, enrichment time and to simply explore at home.

Ages: Crafted for 2nd - 5th grade, but fun for all ages!

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This Interactive PDF Instructable can be printed as a booklet, used on a device, or projected in class for students to follow along as they make.

Contents Include:

  • Supply Lists 
  • Step-by-Step Instructions with Photos
  • Math Extension Notes
  • Nose Cone & Fin Templates (for print or photocopy)
  • Samples of Student Work
  • NGSS & Common Core Standards

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