Why the next generation of rockets will be powered by methane

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Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separations, Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System, Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface, Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy

Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

Word Count / Video Length: 942 / 4:21 mins

After more than half a century of heavy, dirty and complex fuels taking us to space, there’s been a shift thanks to the new titans of spaceflight. This stimulating article and video would work alongside Chemical, Physical and Earth and Space Sciences for years 7, 8, 9, and 10.

This could be used alongside a second education resource on natural gas fuels that can be found here.

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