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Contains material to show the basic mathematics and physics which govern the design and flight of rockets, and tips on how to build your own model rocket.
Here NASA explain how the principle of centre of mass is applied to produce the motion of rockets.
A description of British Rockets and rocket aircraft. A History of the British Rocketry Programme 1950-1971.
Design a paper rocket propelled by alka seltzer and water to demonstrate Newton's third law of motion in this simple experiment to try at home. Very simple instructions, plus some helpful questions.
Resources, information, and ideas about model rockets for schools
The thrust of a rocket can be modeled from a generalization of Newton's 2nd Law to include a variable mass.
Make a rocket using only a bottle of fizzy drink and some mints.
A brief description of how Rocket Engines harness enough energy simply to get a spaceship off the ground. Ppart of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.
Amazing footage and narration describing the rocket engines of the Saturn V rocket that took human to the moon during the Apollo programme.
A profile of Wernher von Braun, the german scientist who worked on the V2 rocket and the Saturn 5 rocket.
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