Aerodynamics Teacher Resources
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Design a Parachute
Students engage in a discussion about what a parachute is and how it works. They create a parachute using different materials that they think will work best. The students test their designs, which will be followed by a class discussion (and possible journal writing) to highlight which paper material worked best.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Science: The Bicycle as a System
Students explore how the different parts of a bicycle relate to each other and identify the subsystems. They discover how bicycles work and investigate their history. In groups, students research each of the subsystems and present their findings to the class.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 14 Downloads
100 Years of Flight
Students investigate Bernoulli's principle of air pressure and how it relates to the lift of an airplane. Students identify various Aeronautical vocabulary terms. Students construct a paper glider and experiment with the control surfaces of the glider which affect its fl ight.
7th - 10th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Lindbergh Flies Again
Students research to find the location of the flight of Charles Lindbergh, and interpret its significance. They identify and analyze the changes in aeronautic technology since 1927. The lesson lists several discussion questions that can be used to provide interest or focus to the student research.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Inventors and INventions 2: Air and Space
Students participate in a paper airplane design contest. They are shown how to construct a basic paper airplane. Students are asked to follow the teachers example. They work in small groups to compete against each other. The winners from the groups then compete against each other.
K - 5th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
Equation of State Problem Set
Young scholars demonstrate their understanding of the equation of state by computing the gas constant from air properties. They use online research tools and apply integrated math problem-solving strategies to solve problems outside the realm of mathematics.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download