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Rocketry: investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics

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Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics introduces students to the fascinating world of rocketry and ballistics. Readers discover the history of rocket development, from the earliest fire arrows in China to modern-day space shuttles, as well as the main concepts of rocketry, including how rockets are launched, move through the atmosphere, and return to earth safely. Exploring the science behind rocket flight, kids learn how the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag interact to determine a rocket's path, then imagine newuses and technologies in rocketry that are being developed today and for the future. Combining hands-on activities with physics, chemistry, and mathematics, Rocketry brings fun to learning about the world of rocket science. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars illuminate the topic, while Words to Know highlighted and defined within the text reinforce new vocabulary. Projects include building a pneumatic blast rocket and launcher, testing a rocket recovery system, and designing a rocket model of the future. Additional materials include a glossary, and a list of current reference works, websites, and Internet resources. This title meets Common Core State Standards for literacy in science and technology; Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.
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Full title rocketry investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics
Author mooney carla
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Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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series Build it yourself
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subject_facet Ballistics -- Juvenile literature, Rocketry -- Juvenile literature
title_display Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics
title_full ROCKETRY Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics, Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics / Carla Mooney ; illustrations by Caitlin Denham, Rocketry Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics
title_short Rocketry :
title_sub investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics
topic_facet Ballistics, Juvenile Nonfiction, Reference, Rocketry, Technology