3…2…1…Blast Off!

Discover the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration.

Bookable Group Program

Additional Fee
8 and up
30 minutes

Explore potential and kinetic energy and test Newton’s Laws of Motion. Students have a blast using a Newton cart to propel their understanding of force and rocket propulsion.

About Group Programs

Programs are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science Center educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

3…2…1…Blast Off! is designed for grades 4–8.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • 4th Grade: 2
  • Fifth Grade: 2 and 3
  • Physical Science: 8

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

  • Physical Science: 4.1 and 5.2