In this investigation students build water bottle rockets out of pop bottles. This project will require students to start their rocket building business. Students are tested with their knowledge of Maths (Level 5), Science, and Business. This project, adapted from the Teacher’s TV version, has been abridged to 3 hours of lesson time. Maths skills, suitable for KS3 Level 5 and up, includes:Place values; Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing Money; Measuring mass, volume, time, temperature, angles, diameters, and circumferences; Scaling Social Skills include: • Planning; Team work .


  • 1 Teacher's notes.doc
  • 2 Rocket project introduction.ppt
  • 3 Student worksheets and activity information.doc

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    user avatarosmith1a year agoreport

    we are going to use this when we showcase 'The Lunar Moon Samples' from NASA

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    user avatarloahocgioi2 years agoreport

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    Going to use this as a joint Science and Maths project

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    user avatarmarkhquinn6 years agoreport

    Great resource, very detailed series of lessons. This is a good set functional lessons with very detailed resources