After being cooped up all winter with textbooks and indoor activities, even moms get spring fever! With the sun starting to make its debut and the weather turning warmer, now is the perfect time to get out from behind those text books and get some hands-on science lessons outdoors.
Give Spring a Science Boost with Stomp Rockets
Maybe you remember Stomp Rockets as a kid, or you’ve seen them in the store? After all, they have been around for almost 25 years. If you have’t played with them yourself, you can tell it’s going to be fun, just from the name. Stomp Rockets!
Stomp Rocket Ultra LED is 100% KID powered: Run, jump and STOMP to launch these rockets up to 150 feet in the air! Click to turn on the powerful LED light inside, and these Stomp Rockets will really shine in the night sky, so it’s fun to play outdoors after dusk and on gloomy days too. Light up the night with vibrant color. The LED lights inside these rockets make them bright enough to double as a flashlight! Stomp Rocket Ultra LED is strong and durable, and great for active, outdoor play. Stomp Rockets have won lots of awards from industry experts, including iParenting Media, Dr. Toy and Creative Child Magazine. Includes a Stomp Launcher and 4 foam-tipped Ultra Stomp Rockets with bright LED lights inside. Refill rockets also available (item #20502). For kids ages 6 and up.
As if running, jumping, stomping and launching rockets into the air wasn’t just great all by itself, there are a TON of science experiments and concepts to learn from all of this fun. Concepts include force, gravity, trajectory and so much more.
You can do a quick Google search to find some activities but did you know there is a corresponding curriculum you can use with your Stomp Rockets???
Use the “Stompin’ Science” book with Stomp Rocket Launch Sets to make science a blast! Kids can learn about things like gravity (what goes up must come down), trajectory, force and more by running, jumping and STOMPING to launch rockets — so learning is fun, interactive and active! Plus, the “Stompin’ Science” book makes teaching easy. It contains lessons for students of all ages and grade levels. Great for teachers, homeschoolers and parents who’d like to have some educational fun with their kids.
Here’s a peek at the lessons included in this book:
- Top Secret Toy Testing (grade K-8)
- Exploring Force and Motion (grades 3-12)
- Exploring Force and Mass (grades 3-12)
- Angling for a Stompin’ Good Time (grades 3-12)
- Speed Rockets (grades 3-8)
- What Goes Up ….. (grades 3-8)
- What Goes Up … May Not Come Down (grades 8-12)
- Up, Up and Away (grades 8-12)
- Get a Blast of Energy (grades 10-12)
- Analyzing Projectile Motion (grades 10-12)
Those are just the lesson plans. There’s another 16 pages dedicated to science fair projects!
Aren’t you super excited to get outside and use your stomp rockets to teach science now?!?!
To give you even MORE motivation, I’ve got a two special treats for you!
First, I’m give you lessons plans to teach Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion using your Stomp Rockets. This lesson plan has 3 adaptable experiments you can do in your own back yard and note booking pages to use too. This lesson plan is free, but for a very limited time only, so be sure to grab yours while you can (link at the end of this post).
Here’s the other special treat (I’m giddy with excitement!) …. one lucky Modern Homeschool Family reader is going to win his or her own Stomp Rocket set and science project guide!
Enter to Win Stomp Rocket Science
If you just can’t wait to get started using Stomp Rockets and the lesson plans, you can find them on Amazon Prime:
Stomp Rocket Science Lesson Plan with Printable Worksheets and Notebooking Pages
As promised, here’s the lesson plan. Don’t forget, it’s only free through May 3rd, so download yours now!
Also published on Medium.