Young Rocketeers
Year Level: Prep - Grade 2
Total Session Time: 5-6 hours

What is the Course?

Inspire Robotics now offers their brand new innovative Young Rocketeers Program. This program involves getting students to work in teams, paralleling the industry in the real world, to design and build a model rocket to be launched.

Course Outline

  • Students are introduced to rocket science, the fundamentals of physics. aerodynamics and aerospace engineering.
  • Students explore the field of astrophysics in an immersive open discussion with an expert in the field.
  • Students work in teams to engineer their own model rockets.
  • The program culminates with a Rocket Launch Competition, where the performance of each rocket is measured in a spectacular launch event.

Spectator Event!

This Program has the opportunity of concluding with a large event where parents are invited to come and watch! We'll provide photographers and Drone Pilots to record the event and put together a personalized video for the school that can be used for promotion!

Course Outcomes

Skills Learnt
This course prepares & equips students with the following skills:
  • Team work skills
  • Design Thinking (engineering mindset, iterative designing, ciritcal thinking)
  • Invaluable knowledge on relevant subjects
Curriculum Links
Some possible links to the curriculum include:
  • Mathematics
  • Science - Space & Rocketry
  • Science - Chemistry
  • Engineering
Future Careers
This course inspires and prepares students to seek a career in:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astrophysics

Other Details

Equipment Needed: No equipment is required.
Student Prerequire Skills:
No background or experience in mathematics, physics or programming is necessary.