Teaching Resource

Space Rocket Design Task

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: 1 - 4

An engaging design task to encourage creative thinking and design engineering.

Have you ever wanted to travel into space? Here’s your chance!

This design activity allows students to design, plan and make a space rocket using various craft materials. The resource includes a task overview and a student planning sheet.

Students use the Engineering Design Process to generate new ideas

Have you heard of the Engineering Design Process? By following a series of steps, students can bring their unique ideas for their space rocket to life. The steps include:

  1. Asking questions
  2. Brainstorming ideas
  3. Planning the product
  4. Creating the product
  5. Making improvements
  6. Sharing products

Perhaps you might like to create a space classroom display to show off your students’ amazing designs!

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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