Hidden Figures Extravaganza


Permission Forms Due 5/16 to your SCIENCE TEACHER

Your child is invited to participate in an on campus field trip.

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Location: Florida State University School

Purpose: Students will participate in cross-curricular activities related to the film Hidden Figures. Following, they will launch the rockets they build during a Rocket Lunch, and will view the film in the afternoon. The day’s activities relate to the Florida Standard: Recognize that scientists who make contributions to scientific knowledge come from all kinds of backgrounds and possess varied talents, interests, and goals.


To build rockets, the sixth grade team requests donations of 2 liter bottles, rinsed and dried.

On May 18, your student should bring materials to build their rocket. Suggested materials include:

  • cardstock paper
  • cardboard
  • masking tape
  • duct tape
  • decorations

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