Alpha III Bulk Pack E2X (12)
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Alpha III Rocket Bulk 12-Pack
The Alpha III STEM educational kit inspires kids through hands-on, explorative learning. Kids ponder the wondrous world of science as they learn how rockets reach outer space. Designed with pre-colored parts and self-stick decals, the Alpha III be ready for liftoff in under an hour. Includes 12 rockets, each with its own set of instructions.
Inspire kids’ STEM interests through hands-on, exploratory learning with the Alpha III model rocket. One of the first rockets in the Beginner level series, this high flying rocket kit for kids was designed with beginners in mind.
A hands-on educational activity, kids take an active role in the rocket’s construction while using pre-colored parts and self-stick decals. The black body tube, fluorescent orange nose cone and one piece fin unit make this rocket easy-to-assemble and fun to fly! With nothing needed more than everyday household supplies and some glue, they’ll be ready for liftoff in under an hour. Using Estes standard model rocket engines (sold separately), the Alpha III can soar to 1150 feet high. Once the rocket reaches its peak altitude, it will gently return to earth on its brightly colored, matching orange 12 inch parachute.
Whether kids are first time rocketeers or a long time flyer, the Alpha III is an exciting, motivational and high energy educational activity that can be used in a classroom setting or as an outdoor adventure.
What You Need To Build:
- Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue and hobby knife. (Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.)
What You Need To Launch (sold separately):
- Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller
- Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding
- Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included)
|Recommended Engines:||1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5, C6-7|
|Projected Max Altitude:||1100 ft. (335 m)|
|Recovery System:||12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute|
|Length:||12.1 in. (30.7 cm)|
|Diameter:||.98 in. (25 mm)|
|Estimated Weight:||1.2 oz. (34 g)|
|Estimated Assembly Time:||1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)|
|Launch System:||Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller|
|Launch Rod Size:||1/8"|
|Age Recommendation:||Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.|