Jacob is at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory learning how to engineer rovers that can be used to explore faraway worlds. Meanwhile, India is learning about the trade-offs and variables involved in engineering a rocket as she blasts off to the International Space Station. Kids will engineer rockets and rovers to help India and Jacob explore several planets and moons in our solar system.
Optional Teaching Supplies
Materials for this Unit
You can gather the materials you need for this unit on your own (see the materials list in the educator guide) or you can purchase a Liftoff kit with enough materials for up to 24 kids.