About the 4-H Aerospace Project

Learn all about the principles of flight through hands-on activities like building and launching a model rocket! Learn about model rocket construction, model rocket safety, and more while developing life skills such as decision-making, using science and technology, and communication skills.


Contact the Marion County 4-H office:


 Aerospace Project Manuals

You can learn more about aerospace by completing one of the project activity guides, based on your grade level:

Project manuals may also be available to purchase at the Marion County Extension office, and older editions of manuals (if available) are free. Contact us to ask about availability!

Showcasing What You’ve Learned

You can create a project exhibit to showcase what you’ve learned while working on your project. Project exhibits are submitted for judging at the annual Marion County 4-H Showcase.

Exhibit Guidelines

Score Cards

Advancing to the State Fair

  • Yes! Aerospace project exhibits from 4-H members grades 3 and up may advance to the State Fair.

Cloverbuds (Grades K-2)

Activity Guides


  • Cloverbud 4-H members can exhibit a poster, notebook, or model illustrating information you have learned this year exploring space, air travel, flight, planets, and stars.
  • Cloverbud projects are for exhibition only (not judged), so there are no scorecards, and exhibits are not eligible to advance to the State Fair.

More Aerospace Project Resources