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WKS511: DIY Rocket Launcher Workshop
Class Number 623-20495

Blow your friends away as you send these paper and tape rockets hundreds of feet into the air!

In this workshop, you will build this compressed air rocket launcher and two types of rockets. Once you've built this high quality, heavy duty launcher, you can build dozens of rockets for just pennies.

Since this project first came out a few year ago in MAKE Magazine, thousands of makers all over the world have loved it. Taught by the project developer, you'll build the launcher and some rockets,and then head to a local field to test them out.

All materials and tools will be provided. Workshop participants will go home with an awesome launcher, bicycle pump and materials to make many more rockets on their own.

This rocket and launcher project is perfect for individuals, birthday parties, scout troops, science classes or corporate events. Class size is limited to 10 groups of 2-3 participants.

Team price: $100. Team can have 2-3 participants. Team leader should register online and email with team members names.

About the presenter: Rick Schertle teaches middle school in San Jose and first developed this rocket launcher project for MAKE Magazine. Rick brings the joy of rockets every year to Maker Faire and is stoked to teach this class at TechShop. He continues to write for MAKE and is constantly inspired by the creative energy of his wife and two young kids.

TechShop Location: TechShop San Jose
Room / Area: Main Workshop
Instructor: Rick Schertle
Class Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Class Length: 3 Hours
Price: $100.00
Lab Fee: None
Age Range: 8 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 10
Current Students: 7
Seats Left: 3
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