About the Authors

Rick Schertle has taught middle school for over 20 years, and now runs the Maker Lab at Steindorf K–8 STEAM School in San Jose, California. Rick has been involved in Maker Faire for many years. He has written nearly two dozen articles for Make: Magazine, including his first article in volume 15 in 2008 on compressed air rockets. He also wrote the book Planes, Gliders, and Paper Rockets from Maker Media. Rick is the cofounder of AirRocketWorks.com.

Andrew Carle has taught in K–12 schools for 15 years. He launched the Makers program in 2010 while teaching programming and math at Flint Hill School in Northern Virginia. In 2014, he moved to Korea to expand Chadwick International’s school-wide Making & Design program. He has presented ...

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