Video Activity: Rocket Design

Learn about how rockets are designed, then build your very own straw-powered rocket (instructions in video).

Image Courtesy NASA

Rocket Build

Cutout Sheets


  • Straw

  • Glue Stick

  • Tape

  • Scissor

  • Wooden Pencil

  • Printable Cutout Sheets for this activity found below (and on Cosmoto's Week 1 Site Page)

Printable Cutout Sheets


Instructions to build rocket are in above "Rocket Video".

Images of Pillars of Creation, Future Mars Base, Curiosity Rover, Milky Way, Moon, and International Space Station are courtesy of NASA. Image of Earth's atmosphere courtesy of Science Museum of Exploration.