A clip in the Science Please! collection, Lift Off uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what makes a rocket lift off.
Ages 6 to 9
Science - Physical Science
Ask your students to explain rocket staging and view videos of rocket launches. Have them build rockets using cardboard, straws and balloons and then hold a contest to see which rocket flies farthest. Read through the Tintin volumes Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon and discuss whether the details on rockets are realistic.