Students design, launch rockets at RCC Summer STEM Camp

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) recently hosted Summer STEM Camp—a five-day intensive learning experience for children interested in science and technology.

Participants learned how to build, design and print rockets that they would later launch on the final day of camp, reported director of communications Jeff Macharyas.

To conceptualize how to build their rockets, participants first learned the basics of 3D printing by designing their own nametags. Using Fusion 360 software, the students learned the dynamics of print and design to…