Lesson 5: Rocket launching

Children launch their home-made rockets, measuring how far they travel and recording the data in a spreadsheet or table to analyse

Learning Objectives

  • Adding data to a table or spreadsheet

  • Opening a spreadsheet

  • Inputting data into cells of a spreadsheet

  • Measuring distances accurately

Lesson Plan

Recording my rocket data in a spreadsheet
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Teacher Video: Rocket launching

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Richard Williams,  
Computing specialist
Richard is a Year 6 Teacher at St. Pancras Primary School. Richard’s passion for teaching was recognised when he received Suffolk’s ‘Raising The Bar’ award for Innovation 2016. With his class he made the world’s first guided VR:360 school tour…
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