Aerodynamics Teacher Resources
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Why Do Boomerangs Come Back?
New ReviewHumans have been using boomerangs for at least 20,000 years. The video looks at the structure and use of the boomerang to analyze the aerodynamics involved. It stresses the importance to torque and the difficulty in throwing them...
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Faster and Safer Bobsleds
While your physical science class is studying mechanics, this would be a fabulous enrichment video for covering aerodynamics or friction. Mechanical engineers dedicate their time to developing Olympic-quality bobsleds to be as fast, but...
6 mins 6th - 12th
Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
4 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable