|Welcome to our
FlisKits works hard to cater to the needs and desires
of the model rocketry community. We recognize that a very important part of this
community has yet to be discovered in "Rocketeers yet to be".
This section of our site will provide you, the educational
leader and/or student, with everything you need to bring rocketry to your classroom or
youth group at minimal cost and maximum success and fun!
First and foremost, model
rocketry has an unprecedented safety record! This is good news for
you and for your school/youth group too. With the implementation of the NAR safety code, the use of Safety Certified model
rocket motors and models constructed of paper, balsawood and plastic, model rocketry has
earned a safety record that is the envy of all outdoor activities. Safer than
baseball, model rocketry is the perfect addition to your classroom or youth group.
The NAR web site offers
a wealth of information about model rocket safety and they and the folks at FlisKits can
help you understand and explain the safe aspects of this activity to your leaders and
|Education is what it is
all about! You will quickly discover that, with respect to model rocketry,
the educational benefits do not end with the science class.
History comes alive using model rocketry as a back drop for
our country's rich history in rocketry, from the "rockets red glare" of our
national anthem to our current exploration of space and the outer planets!
Mathematics takes on a whole new light when
using model rocketry to
|show how all of those
complex studies can be put to practical use in calculating a models stability, flight
trajectory or altitude!
||Liberal Arts are
satisfied with the imagination applied to model rocketry, be it the craftsmanship needed
to build and finish a model, or the journalistic approach in writing about such
activities. Advertising an upcoming launch or reporting on a past one, the
possibilities are endless!
electronics, mechanics, wood and metal shop, not to mention physical education (when you
happen to launch a model rocket in a stiff breeze and have to chase it across your county,
you'll understand the "physical education" aspect of this hobby...)
This site will soon host a whole series of
lesson plans and projects for you to consider for your classroom.
- Teachers: Contact FlisKits, Inc. to see how
we can help you bring your lessons alive!
- Students: If you would like an infusion of
model rocketry in your classroom, have your teacher contact us for information on how we
FlisKits, Inc., makes an effort to promote model rocketry in
education in several ways:
- Lesson plans and syllabi for teachers to use in the classroom
for all of the subjects mentioned above, and more!
- Skill Level 1 (Beginner) through Skill Level 4
(Advanced) bulk packs of model rocket kits, available in the quantities you need, at
special educational prices!
- Schools and youth groups local (50 mile radius) to the
Merrimack, NH area can take advantage (on a limited basis) of on site lessons given by
FlisKits, Inc. employees, including model rocket building sessions and demo launches!
We help make education FUN! Take advantage of this
unique opportunity to help your class or group learn new things in new ways with the help
of FlisKits, Inc. and model rocketry.
Please send all inquires, on school or youth group letterhead
6 Jennifer Drive
Merrimack, NH 03054
or send us an email at:
We can take your request and provide a quote in 2 business