Water rocketry is one of the most fun and exciting hands-on science activities around. Converting empty plastic soda bottles into high-flying rockets provides a great opportunity for students to discover important scientific principles such as Newton’s laws, acceleration, thrust, and inertia.
Make your train pause, stop, change direction, sound the horn, and more! Taking the familiarity of a train and combining it with the new action bricks, early learners will learn through play about sequencing, looping, conditional coding, and cause and effect by placing the new action bricks within the train’s track. Each action brick creates a specific action allowing for students to test and redesign ways to problem-solve and work together to get their train to its destination.
Grades: Preschool - 1
Ages: 3 & up
Skills: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Coding
Subject: Early Childhood and Kindergarten, Science and Technology
LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential is the cross-curricular STEAM solution for primary education. SPIKE Essential engages students in hands-on investigation of STEAM concepts while contributing to literacy, math, and social-emotional development. Standards-aligned learning units use everyday themes, relatable Minifigures with different personalities and familiar LEGO® building elements to solve problems through storytelling.
SPIKE Essential consists of a main classroom brick set with a wide variety of LEGO® elements and intelligent hardware, along with the intuitive SPIKE™ App, all of which is accompanied by a selection of unit plans and comprehensive online and in-app support. This helps students develop age-appropriate coding skills while providing comprehensive support designed to help educators deliver engaging lessons.
SPIKE Essential excites students and delivers strong STEAM learning outcomes, developing their STEAM knowledge and practices, and 21st century skills.
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The LEGO® Education BricQ Motion Essential set engages grade 1-5 students in the exploration of physical science within a sports context. BricQ Motion helps foster an understanding of forces, motion, and interactions by providing easy hands-on learning experiences without the need for technology.
The LEGO® Education BricQ Motion Prime Set engages students in grades 6-8 in the exploration of physical science within a sports context. BricQ Motion helps foster an understanding of forces, motion, and interactions by providing easy hands-on learning experiences without the need for technology.
With the Pitsco Solid-Fuel Rocket Kit, students engage in a rewarding, hands-on project. They build the body tube, design and shape the rocket fins, and make the parachute recovery system. When they’re finished, they watch their rockets blast toward the stratosphere. Enough engines and igniters are included for 25 rockets to be launched twice.
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Access the comprehensive Pitsco Rocket Kit Book for rocket building instructions, a short history of rockets, how to use the Pitsco LaunchGuard System, and much more! The Pitsco Rocket Kit Book is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.
Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Solid-Fuel Rockets Teacher's Guide is available for print here.
You supply the plastic bottle (20 ounce, one liter, or two liter), scissors, tape, and a cool-melt glue gun, and we supply everything else your students need to construct a water rocket. Students can design their own graphics. Use a Pitsco launch system to launch the rockets 200 feet or more!
Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Water Rockets Teacher's Guide is available for download as a digital copy for free here.
Hands-on, minds-on learning can happen anywhere and everywhere! Looking for ways to bring fun hands-on activities to your classroom or home? This kit includes hands-on materials and curriculum with step-by-step instructions for children to build five exciting projects and complete 15 challenges and activities. Intended for sixth through eighth-grade students, the STEM Creator Pack features activities across science, technology, engineering, and math that also incorporate reading, art, and more! All activities are completely hands on and will have your learners engaged for hours as they create, explore, invent, and, most importantly, have fun!