Model Rocketry e-Honour
Category: Arts, Crafts and Hobbies
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(Can be printed in A4 and bound/stapled together to make a booklet)
1. Know and explain the Model Rocketry Safety Code.
2. Know and explain the importance of the basic model rocket components.
3. Draw the following:
a. The steps in the flight of a model rocket
b. A cut-a-way view of a model rocket engine, labeling each part
c. A schematic plan for a simple launch system using proper electrical symbols
4. Define the following:
b. Boost gliders
f. Center of gravity
g. Center of pressure
5. Name and describe at least four different recovery systems.
6. From a kit, build, finish, and paint a single-stage rocket that has a minimum length of six inches with a recovery system, such as a parachute or streamer. Successfully launch and recover the rocket with the recovery system deploying properly.
We suggest that if there are any presentation elements for the requirements you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder. Your director will check all your work when your club resumes. If all is present and correct, your director can then decide if you may be awarded your honour.
Finished all your requirements? Complete this form online, print off the confirmation and include in your club folder.
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