Build and launch a rocket, design an airplane or fly your own hot-air balloon. Learn about the science of flight by doing hands-on activities like these and more. Working on a team or individually, you may even discover your future career! New to 4-H? Get involved with the Aerospace project!
What you can do
Level 1: Aerospace Adventures 1 - Pre Flight
Build a marshmallow rocket, study aviation careers, examine how airplanes work. (4 activities, total)
Level 2: Aerospace Adventures 2 - Lift Off
Buld a straw rocket, learn about weather conditions, make a paper hot air balloon, learn the International Phonetic Alphabet. (13 activities, total)
Make a shuttle on a string, make a Japanese kite, build a hang glider, learn about a control panel of an aircraft.(12 activities, total)
Create an altitude tracker, determine fuel efficiency for a commercial aircraft, explore pilot certification, evaluate navigation systems, learn about airport issues. (12 activities, total)
For adult leaders
Record keeping & evaluation
- 4-H youth record keeping - Reflect on your project and share it.
- How your project will be judged at the fair (PDF)