Saturday, March 28, 2015

Building Pop Rockets

25th March 2015. As part of their co-curricular activities in school, members of our astronautics club built their own pop rockets last Wednesday. The students were exposed to the STEM approach of learning in which they got to design the rockets based on their own creativity. The session was led by their club teacher Mr. Ooi Leng Kai while being mentored by one of our members Prabaharan Nadarajan. The pop rockets module is the second out of ten modules in our syllabus that we have planned for the members. Keep at it guys!!!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

NGOHUB.ASIA Grant for AstroX

We received our grant package in the form of computers and peripherals from ngohub this morning. We would like to thank SOLS 24/7 and 7-Eleven for their contribution. The equipment will benefit kids in their C++ programming module during our rocketry workshops. Thank you from all of us at AstroX...

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Rocketry in Cyberjaya

We conducted our very first rocketry workshop for the members of our astronautics club in Cyberjaya today. It was held at the MDeC's Knowledge Workers Development Centre. Their facilities are state of the art and we would like to extend our deepest appreciation to MDeC for letting us have your venue to run our programme. The workshop got 19 kids having fun mixing chemicals, learning software programming to measure the thrust vector of their rockets and in the end to see their home-grown rockets light-up was the reward. it was great fun watching the final launch which got the crowd pumped up and the kids running to retrieve the payload. All and all we had fun and the kids were able to learn science in a fun way using the STEM approach. See you next month in which we will be conducting a workshop for a group of Masjid students. We hope to reach out to this unique segment of community. We would also like to thank J-Biotech​ and everyone that made it possible. Enjoy the pics...