Texas 4-H Rocketry & Aerospace Project

Type
Project

Overview

Explore the universe and see what the galaxy has to offer through the 4-H rocketry and aerospace project. 4-H members learn about the latest in aerospace technology as well as explore the fundamentals of rocketry such as lift, drag, and other factors that affect rocket design. Youth have the opportunity to explore various designs of rockets as well as build their own rockets through supplies found in home or commercial rocket kits. Youth will:
Develop an interest and understanding of STEM.
Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Improve communication and teamwork skills by working in collaboration with other members.
Develop an appreciation for how space exploration benefits life on Earth.

Contact

Derrick Bruton
Extension Program Specialist, 4-H Youth Development - STEM

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