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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

  • Emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Extended learning through our exclusive online portal
  • For children ages 8 and up