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workshop for ages 11–14: rocketry 101

February 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Master the fundamentals of rocketry and aerodynamics using household materials. Participants can build, test and refine rocket designs by applying the principles of thrust, drag, center of pressure and inertia.

In this live workshop, you will design, build, and test paper rockets indoors, then learn an extension activity to propel them over long distances, outdoors.

we ship the supplies you need after registration; please check the registration deadline to allow shipping time.

Clear tape and computer paper can be helpful for additional fun.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh believes that cost should never be a barrier to inspiring kindness, joy, creativity and curiosity. We offer a sliding ticket price model to accommodate all learners.

Please review our sliding scale model and select the amount that suits you and your family best.

• I can pay it forward: $30.00
• I can pay: $15.00
• I can pay $0.00

registration deadline is january 26, 2021.

register here

Teen/youth workshops are generously supported by the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.


February 6, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm