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Rocket Scientist Name: __________________________

Period: ______

Goals
:

Understand rocketry to explain Newton’s Laws and other physical science

concepts

Objectives:

Design, construct, and launch rockets

Using the physical science concepts, buil
d a rocket that will fly.

Create one bottle rocket that will fly straight and remain aloft for a maximum amount of time.

Explain in detail the concepts that allow the rocket to leave the ground.

Essential Questions:

Why do objects move the way they d
o?

Essential
Vocabulary
:

1.

Motion

2.

Velocity

3.

Speed (Rate)

4.

Acceleration

5.

Force

6.

Newton

7.

Net Force

8.

Balanced Force

9.

Unbalanced Force

10.

Friction

11.

Gravity

12.

Weight

13.

Mass

14.

Air resistance

15.

Terminal velocity

16.

Free fall

17.

Newton’s First Law

18.

Inertia

19.

Newton’s Second Law

20.

Newt
on’s Third Law

21.

Action Force

22.

Reaction Force

23.

Thrust

24.

Aerodynamics

25.

Drag

26.

Apogee

Demonstration Launch

You are about to witness a launch of a bottle rocket. What are your observations? Please include
qualitative

and
quantitative

data. You may add visuals to

What NEW and scientific words did you learn? _______________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Application: Using scientific term
inology, describe the launch.

_____________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________
_________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Places to go to get help:

Mr. Gaucher

Textbook

Online Textbook

Scarlet
Webpage

o

-

http://www.southwindsorschools.org/page.cfm?p=3227

o

Mr. Gaucher’s Schoolnotes Page
-

http://new.schoolnotes.com/xpages/view/41127

Click on “Rocketry

(physics)”
-

http://new.schoolnotes.com/xpages/view/43512

Book Source
1
:

Title of Book: ___________________________________________________

Autho
r’s Name:__________________________Place of Publication:_______________________

Publisher: ______________________________ Date of Publication: _______________________

Book Source
2
:

Title of Book: ___________________________________________________

Aut
hor’s Name:__________________________Place of Publication:_______________________

Publisher: ______________________________ Date of Publication: _______________________

Web Site
1
:

Title of Article: __ ___________________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: ___________________________________________________________

Author’s Name(if known):________________________Date site was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _________________________When did you acces
s it: ________

URL: _____________________________________________________________________________

Web Site
2
:

Title of Article: __ ___________________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: ____________________________________________
_______________

Author’s Name(if known):________________________Date site was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _________________________When did you access it: ________

URL: ____________________________________________________
_________________________

Web Site
3
:

Title of Article: __ ___________________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: ___________________________________________________________

Author’s Name(if known):________________________Date s
ite was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _________________________When did you access it: ________

URL: _____________________________________________________________________________

Web Site
4
:

Title of Article: __ _________
__________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: ___________________________________________________________

Author’s Name(if known):________________________Date site was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _
________________________When did you access it: ________

URL: _____________________________________________________________________________

Web Site
5
:

Title of Article: __ ___________________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: __
_________________________________________________________

Author’s Name(if known):________________________Date site was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _________________________When did you access it: ________

URL: __________
___________________________________________________________________

Web Site
6
:

Title of Article: __ ___________________________________________________

Title of Entire Website: ___________________________________________________________

Author’s Name(
if known):________________________Date site was last updated: ____________

Group Responsible for the Website: _________________________When did you access it: ________

URL: _____________________________________________________________________________

Tr
y this

if you want to keep a well detailed bibliography.

Assignment
:
Define and write an example that relates to rocketry

Rocket Vocabulary

-

1.

Motion

(1.1):

_
_______________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________
_______________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

2.

Speed
(1.1
):

_________________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________
_______________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

3.

Velo
city (1.1):

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: _____________________________________________________________________________
_

4.

Acceleration (1.1):

___________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________
________

5.

Force (1.2):

_________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________
________________

6.

Newton (1.2):

_______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: _________________________________________________________
_____________________

7.

Net Force (1.2):

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: __________________________________________________
____________________________

8.

Balanced Force (1.2
):

_________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ___________________________________________
___________________________________

9.

Unb
alanced Force (1.2
):

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: _____________________________________
_________________________________________

10.

Friction (1.3
):

__________________________________________
________
____________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: _____________________________
_________________________________________________

11.

Gravity (1.4
):

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________
________________________________________________________

12.

Weight (1.4
):

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: __________________
____________________________________________________________

13.

Mass (1.4
):

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ________________
______________________________________________________________

14.

Air resistance

(
2.1
):

__________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______
________________________________________________________________________

15.

Terminal velocity (2.1
):

_______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example
: ______________________________________________________________________________

16.

Free fall (2.1
):

______________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________
_

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

17.

Newton’s First Law (2.2
):

_____________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________
__________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

18.

inertia (2.2
):

______________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________
_______________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

19.

Newton’s Second Law (2.2
):

__________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________
_____________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

20.

Newton’s Third Law (2.2
):

__________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________
___________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

21.

Action force (2.2
):

___________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________
___________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

22.

Reaction force (2.2
):

________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________
__________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

23.

Thrust (Supplemental
):

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________
_________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

24.

Aerodynamics (Supplemental
):

________________________________________________________

______________________________
________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

25.

Drag (Supplemental
):

________________________________________________________________

________________________
______________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

26.

Apogee (Supplemental
):

____________________________________________________________

___________________
___________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

Other Words you Heard or Researched

27.

________________(Supplemental
):

________________________________
____________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

28.

________________(Supplemental
):

____________________________
________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

29.

________________(Supplemental
):

________________________
____________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

30.

________________(Supplemental
):

____________________
________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

Example: ______________________________________________________________________________

Individual Design

Model Number:

Designer:

Title:

Date:

Individual D
esign

Model Number:

Designer:

Title:

Date:

Group Design

As you work with your group, plan out the rocket you would like to build. Individual Design

Model Number:

Designer:

Title:

Date:

Group Design

As you work with your group, plan out the rocket you would like to build. Individual Design

Model Number:

Designer:

Title:

Date:

How to calculate the Height of the Rocket:
(assuming the rocket goes straight up)

Max Altitude = Known Distance
times

tan(Observed Angle)

Sample Calculation:

H = d (tan angle)

H = d (tan angle)

My Calculations

Rocket Scientist: ___________________________________________

Scarlet Team Rocket Data

Launch Number ONE

Date:

Launch Number TWO

Date:

Tot
al
and Time 2)

Average

(H1

+ H
2)/2

Period

Names of Group
Members

Mass
(grams)

Time
(sec)

Angle

Height
(m)

Time
(sec)

Angle

Height
(m)

Time (sec)

Height (m)

Q
ualitative Observations:

Group Place Holders

Timers

Angle Measurers

Photojournalist(s)

Other

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