Jewell Library hosts rocket launch

Rockets blast off at Jewell

It was rocket science at the Jewell Public Library on Friday morning. Steve Arthur, director of the Ellis County Library, presented information about rockets and space during a two-hour workshop. Arthur's hobby and passions are rockets, rocketry and Big Creek Rocketry.

The seven attendees were eight to 12-year old boys and girls. They were learning "applied science" as they used chemistry and physics plus some math to build their rockets. "It is STEM." said Marsha Ericson, director of the Jewell Public Library. Ericson organized the event.

Each participant assembled their own rocket. Fins and...

 

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