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Current Events in Space Technology and Rocket Launches as They Happen! 10-14yo

Teacher Tom Bickmore
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(216)
Weekly events and discussion for fans of: Rockets * NASA * SpaceX * Kerbal * James Webb Telescope * Starship * Falcon * Rocket Science * Mars * Moon Mission * Astronauts * Space Station * Blue Origin * Virgin Galactic * Space Travel * Rover #academic

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
Students will learn:
-how quickly space technology is advancing
-how soon they might be able to move to Mars
-how there can be setbacks in this kind of progress when testing has explosive results
-how perseverance and progress go hand in hand

They will also learn discussion skills and might pick up some rocket science
I am a licensed Ham Radio Operator, and I've built rockets and made rocket fuels in the past. (We will NOT be teaching learners how to make their own rocket fuel in this class).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There will be footage shared of (unmanned) rockets crash-landing.
As we cover current events, there may be reasons to share footage of manned rockets crash-landing. (Parents will be notified in advance if this becomes possible)
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(216)
Teacher Tom is a designated STAR educator on Outschool. Star educators are top rated, experienced, and highly responsive, with classes that meet Outschool's quality learning standards. Tom is also an ACE Educator and was previously featured as a... 
Group Class


1x per week
60 min

Completed by 284 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 9-14
4-9 learners per class

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