Explore the universe and see what the galaxy has to offer through the 4-H rocketry and aerospace project! 4-H members learn about the latest in aerospace technology as well as explore the fundamentals of rocketry such as lift, drag, and other factors that affect rocket design. Youth have the opportunity to explore various designs of rockets as well build there own rockets through supplies found in their home or commercial rocket kits.
As you learn about outer space, you will learn how to:
- construct various rockets, like water and foam rockets
- make launch equipment
- learn how rocket science impacts current issues
- discover the mechanical and engineering components of NASA spaceships
If you need any type of accommodation to participate in a program or have questions about the physical access provided for an event, please contact the AgriLife Extension agent in your county. Requests for accommodation should be made at the time of registration for the event or at least two weeks prior to the program or event.
4-H Member Resources
How do Rockets Stack Up?
Advanced High Power Paper Rockets
National 4-H Curriculum on Aerospace
Leader Guide – Pennsylvania 4-H RocketryMember Guide – Pennsylvania 4-H Rocketry
Team America Rocketry Challenge 2016