students setting up a rocket

Aerospace engineers are tasked with, among other things, the design of rockets to deliver a payload and return it safely to the ground.

Students will work together in groups to design, construct and launch a solid fuel model rocket. The workshop teaches concepts such as analysing and balancing forces, aerodynamics, differential equations and decision-making. An extended session (2.5hrs) will have students also calculating the predicted height of their rocket before launch.

Cost

$200 (Schools with an ICSEA rating of less than 950 can request for a discounted rate of $50 (inc GST) per class. Check your school’s ICSEA rating.

Workshop details

  • Workshop type: Engineering
  • Minimum number of students: 10
  • Maximum number of students: 30
  • Year level: Year 7 - 12
  • Availability: 9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday
  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

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