Stomp rocket lesson from NASA/JPL Education


Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Von Karman Auditorium, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Target Audience:

Teachers for grades 4-12


Update: Jan. 23, 2020 – This workshop is full. See below for online resources related to this workshop.

Get students using the engineering design process to investigate the principles of flight and the upcoming launch of NASA's next Mars rover in this workshop from NASA-JPL Education. Participants will use concepts and practices from the Next Generation Science Standards, or NGSS, such as scale and modeling, to build rocket prototypes, revise their designs and launch stomp rockets. Plus, take home standards-aligned activities and lessons to use all year long.

  • This workshop is not available online; you must be physically present to participate.
  • This workshop is limited to educators at U.S.-based institutions and organizations.

Questions? Call the Educator Resource Center at 818-393-5917.

Can't attend the workshop? Explore these standards-aligned lessons online.

This free workshop is offered through the NASA/JPL Educator Resource Center, which provides formal and informal educators with NASA resources and materials that support STEM learning. For more information, visit the Educator Resource Center page.