Groovy Lab in a Box – August 2015 Sneak Peek!

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Groovy Lab in a Box - August 2015 Sneak Peek!
Groovy Lab in a Box – August 2015 Sneak Peek!

The August 2015 Groovy Lab in a Box theme is “Lunar Launch” and looks super cool!

From Groovy Lab in a Box:
“This month’s groovy Engineering Design Challenge: You are a groovy aerospace engineer and the head of Project Apollo contracted by NASA during the Apollo era in 1969. Using only the materials in your Groovy Lab in a Box, can you design, build, and launch a rocket which travels the farthest vertical distance to the Moon?

During your Engineering Design Process, you will build and launch several different types of groovy rockets. Explore force and motion; Newton’s Third Law: Action – Reaction, investigate potential and kinetic energy associated with rockets, the groovy history of the Apollo 11 mission – the first lunar landing of the lunar module “Eagle” in 1969 – and much, much more. Acquire various science and engineering practices aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Groovy Lab in a Box is hands-on STEM, project based learning made FUN! Plus, all STEMists get access to the Beyond…in a Box, a special web portal for additional groovy STEM fun!”

What is Groovy Lab in a Box?
Groovy Lab in a Box ($26.95/month) sends subscribers everything you need to learn about and do hands on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experiments for ages 8+. Their purpose is to provide children with an opportunity to focus his or her imagination, determination, and innately inquisitive nature with a way to complete a monthly STEM project using the Engineering Design Process.

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