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FREE 1950's Rocket Fonts to Download - make your rocket project look, well , rocketty


Science Bob

Build a Balloon rocket


Balloon Rocket Challenge pdf


Newton’s Third Law

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Balloon Rockets: a fun, at-home science experiment




Balloon Jousting Great Video on Balloon jousting, love the discussion between the kids - real scientists.


Rocket Launch Here's a real rocket launch


The World Outside My Window - Time Lapse of Earth from the ISS (4K) This montage of time-lapse photography from the International Space Station is collected from many Astronauts, taken in Expeditions 29, 30 and 31.


Newton's Laws Of Motion (3): Action And Reaction Real Astronauts in zero gravity demonstrating Newton's third Law - Stage 2 and up. Covers all 3 of Newton's Laws


Balloon Rocket - Vertical Flight path



Wildy Creative Balloon Cars


Designing different balloon cars 4-Wheel Balloon Car | Design Squad




Balloon Racers - Great video of a motley variety of homemade balloon racers




Mathemateer - ROCKET Maths  App $2.00

Mathemateer App - students get to build their own rocket to shoot into space.  Once they have built the initial rocket they can complete math missions to earn more money to allow them to customize their rocket even more.  Students love to complete the math missions so they can make their rocket bigger, fancier & prettier.  Watch the Video for a quick overview


For more advanced souls check out the NASA 2 stage balloons Rockets

Also At the NASA are History of Rockets, principles of Rockets, Beginner's guide to Rockets, and an extensive list of resources.


Check out How Astronauts are effected by SPACE


Explore the NASA Site it is amazing!!


An Astronaut's Guide to life on Earth

Take a look at the Video from an "Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth"

Great Video. Discuss why Astronaut's need special clothing - What is it for?

How do eat a Peanut butter sandwich in space.

“It’s not enough to shelve your own competitive streak. You have to try, consciously, to help others succeed.”

― Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth


Stories read in space by astronauts - Love this

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