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Take rocket learning to new heights with the Straw Rocket Launcher! Building straw rockets is a fun, inexpensive activity and a great way to introduce students to rocketry. And, with this Pitsco Education classic, students can test their builds. They can conduct scientific experiments by varying the trajectory angle and launch energy. These rockets can travel up to 50 feet!

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Getting Started with Code Cube
Getting Started with Code Cube
Meet Code Cube, a codeable wearable device with a rechargeable lithium battery built in. The screen is made up of sixty-four pixel LED lights. In the box, you'll find one Code Cube, a micro USB cable, and one slap band. This elementary coding solution allows students to be programming in just minutes and is fully supported by classroom-ready curriculum and activities. Pitsco staffer Kristina will show you how to get started with Code Cube.
Date Added 11/20/2019
Code Cube Lesson 1: Turning on the Lights
Code Cube Lesson 1: Turning on the Lights
Kristina will help work through Lesson One – Turning on the Lights. In this lesson, you will learn how to make your Code Cube display an image.
Date Added 11/20/2019
Learn More about the Straw Rocket Launcher
Learn More about the Straw Rocket Launcher
Former teacher and Educational Services Manager, Aubrey Vance gives an overview of the Straw Rocket Launcher. Learn more about the benefits of this using this product in the classroom as well as some of its curricular applications. Get ready to launch learning to a whole new level!
Date Added 12/9/2019
Learn More about the EZ Track Raceway
Learn More about the EZ Track Raceway
Former teacher and Educational Services Manager, Aubrey Vance gives an overview of the EZ Track Raceway. Learn more about the benefits of this using this product in the classroom as well as some of its curricular applications. Hands-on learning has never been so quick and easy.
Date Added 12/9/2019
Learn More about the Structures Testing Instrument 2.0
Learn More about the Structures Testing Instrument 2.0
Former teacher and Educational Services Manager, Aubrey Vance gives an overview of the Structures Testing Instrument 2.0. Learn more about the benefits of this using this product in the classroom as well as some of its curricular applications. Get ready to take learning to the max.
Date Added 12/9/2019
The Science of Speed: What is CO2 Racing?
The Science of Speed: What is CO2 Racing?
The first in a three-part series, Dan and Ray explain the 'what' when it comes to the basics of CO2 racing.
Date Added 12/11/2019
The Science of Speed: Why
The Science of Speed: Why
Dan and Ray are here with the Science of Speed video series to talk about the benefits of the STEM activity of CO2 drag racing. It is not just for fun but is also a good activity for learning STEM concepts and it provides students with the opportunity to experience the engineering process
Date Added 12/11/2019
The Science of Speed: How
The Science of Speed: How
Dan and Ray are here with the Science of Speed video series to talk about what is needed to do the CO2 dragster activity. You will learn the specific tools and knowledge needed in order to complete the design phases of this project.
Date Added 12/11/2019
Build a TETRIX PRIME Wheelee Bot
Build a TETRIX PRIME Wheelee Bot
Building a robot takes attention to detail. In this video, Robotics Application Specialist Tim Lankford demonstrates these details while constructing a TETRIX ® PRIME Wheelee Bot. You’ll be driving this three-wheeled, remote-controlled robot in no time.
Date Added 9/7/2016
Straw Rocket Launcher
Straw Rocket Launcher
Take rocket learning to new heights with the Straw Rocket Launcher! Building straw rockets is a fun, inexpensive activity and a great way to introduce students to rocketry. And, with this Pitsco Education classic, students can test their builds. They can conduct scientific experiments by varying the trajectory angle and launch energy. These rockets can travel up to 50 feet!
Date Added 1/24/2018
EZ Trebuchet
EZ Trebuchet
Build a siege machine in no time! Plus, no gluing or tools required. The EZ Trebuchet is an easy build that will have students experimenting with mass, measurements, and projectiles. The trebuchet is counterbalanced by small washers and uses a lightweight bead on a string as the projectile. Measuring various counterweight masses, different lengths of strings on the projectile, and beads with different masses as the projectile with this medieval machine are all possibilities!
Date Added 2/7/2018
T-Bot II with Challenge Set
T-Bot II with Challenge Set
Hydraulics? Mechanics? Try power learning with this combo! The T-Bot II can be used for a range of ages and educational concepts – from showing third graders how to work together to helping college students explore load and effort forces. From basic maneuvers to team-building, this Pitsco Exclusive can enable students to do more.
Date Added 2/19/2018