Outreach


"Be Safe, Have Fun, Pay Forward" is the motto of NAR. An important part of the R2G2 experience is to share their STEM experiences with others.

Visit to Kindergarten Class
Team members talk about model rocketry with Kindergartners!

7th Grade Science Fair
Notre Dame Academy hosts Seventh Grade Science Fair and Spelling Bee for students in the Los Angeles area. The NDA team talked to participants about model rocketry and the TARC competition.

NASA Summer of Innovation
Notre Dame Academy was the recipient of a grant from NASA to develop and teach an extracurricular aerospace program. Freshmen learned how to simulate rocket designs using OpenRocket and evaluate aerodynamic trade-offs. Students built and launched their rockets with onboard Estes altimeters.

Make-and-Take Workshop for Middle School Girls
We hosted a Make-and-Take Workshop for Middle School Girls. Girls each built their own Estes Generic E2X model rockets. They successfully launched their rockets at the Santa Fe Dam. First flights were with Estes B6-4 motors with an 18" parachute and second launches were with Estes C6-5 motors with streamers.