Become a rocket scientist

A fun investigation which uses vitamin tablets and water as the fuel to make a paper rocket launch. Pupils will plan a fair test and record what happens. This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan which includes a scientific explanation
  • A PowerPoint presentation explaining how a rocket launches as well as a quick teacher-led experiment
  • A printable group planning sheet
  • Rocket template to print
  • Three printable texts to use for guided reading, including an interview with Tim Peake
Year 5
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Become a rocket scientist

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