Groovy Shop / Lunar Launch
Engineering Design Challenge - A Lesson in Rocket Science
You are a groovy aerospace engineer and the head of Project Apollo contracted by NASA during the Apollo era in 1969. Using only the materials in your Groovy Lab in a Box, can you design, build, and launch a rocket which travels the farthest vertical distance to the Moon?
Explore force and motion; Newton’s Third Law: Action – Reaction, investigate potential and kinetic energy associated with rockets and learn the groovy history of the Apollo 11 mission – the first lunar landing of the lunar module “Eagle” in 1969 – and much, much more