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Rockets

Rockets

Taking science and technology to new heights

Rocket science includes ideas of forces and motion, how rockets work and some of the challenges for those wanting to make rockets go faster and higher.

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Finding your way around

There are several different ways to discover the site's resources and their related content, along with ideas for grouping them for teaching opportunities:

  • The collections contain groups of related resources about Rockets.
  • The printable context overview will assist teachers to find pathways through this context and to plan lessons and units of work.
NZ Research collection.

NZ Research

This collection provides information about the work of New Zealand’s world-class science and technology sectors in relation to Rockets....

Science Ideas and Concepts collection.

Science Ideas and Concepts

Scientific study requires a basic knowledge and understanding of ideas and concepts. This collection explains the ideas that are...

Looking Closer collection.

Looking Closer

This collection contains a wide variety of resources and information about Rockets, which supports the resources in the other collections.

People collection.

People

This collection introduces some of the people working or studying in the areas explored in Rockets. Click on a name to find out more about...

Teaching and Learning Approaches collection.

Teaching and Learning Approaches

Student activities are the main feature of this collection, along with a variety of resources for teachers to use in exploring Rockets.

Question Bank collection.

Question Bank

An inquiry approach is a method often used in science education. The question bank provides an initial list of questions about Rockets and...

Key Terms collection.

Key Terms

This resource provides explanations of the key concepts encountered when exploring Rockets  – the ‘basics’ that every student...

Sci Media collection.

Sci Media

This collection is where you can find all the images, video clips and interactives that relate to Rockets.