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8:30am-5.30pm

Outside of these times, call +64 27 4 932 766

  • Teachers' One Day Rocketry Workshops 2017

    These one day Workshops are  tailored for Teachers, who will
    learn how to deliver a Rocketry program at their school. You will also hear  all you need to know about to enter a team from your school in the Schools Rocketry Challenge Contests where pupils are tasked to launch a rocket carrying a bio-payload (raw hen's egg) and a digital altimeter to a target altitude, recovering the payload intact!  

    Topics covered include:

    • How to Build a Rocket - Parts and their Purpose
    • Example Class Activities
    • Forces at Work
    • Applying the Laws of Motion
    • Using Software - for Rocket Construction
    • Using Software - for Simulating Flight
    • Water Rockets
    • Rocket Propellant- Can I Make It?
    • Rocket Stability 
    • Construction Hints
    • Safety Procedures
    • Launch Analysis (Calculating Altitude and Speed)
    • How to Participate in the Schools Rocketry Challenge 

    Dates:  Christchurch: 8 May 2017                Wellington - TBA

    Time: 8.45am - 4.30pm

    Venue: Christchurch - Ara Institute, Madras St
                   Wellington      - Onslow College

    Cost: Free, courtesy of the US Embassy ESTH Programme

    Queries: info@rockets.co.nz or phone 0274 932 766

 

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