ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Rocket Launch

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Rocket Launch

URL:

https://openphysed.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/PC-01-03-1-SpaceScienceConnection-RocketLaunch.pdf

Content Source:

Other
https://openphysed.org/
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

The goal of this activity is for students to launch their rockets (foam balls) into outer space using partner parachutes. Students will move with their classmates to send objects upward.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 3
3-2.3) Demonstrate the concepts of speed, direction, and force with skills applicable to a wide variety of physical activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting; use directional poly spots.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 4
4-2.3) Combine concepts of speed, direction, and force with skills in small group activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting; use directional poly spots.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-2.3) Execute combined concepts of speed, direction, and force with skills in various physical activity settings.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting; use directional poly spots.

Tags: collaboration, force, science
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
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Comments

Once all the balls are out in space, the teacher could allow students to go as a class, using different locomotor skills, to retrieve the balls to start the activity again.

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Author: Becky Peterson
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit