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Banking on Speed—Science of the Winter Olympics
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get on the right track! Young scholars learn about the importance of momentum and friction during a bobsled ride. A video lesson speaks to a bobsled designer to explain how he considers the physics during the design process.
Why Are Airplane Wings Angled Backwards??
4 mins 10th - Higher Ed
Being backwards isn't always bad. Scholars view a short video in the Real Engineering series to see why airplane wings are not straight and are angled backwards. The video provides a brief timeline of how airplane wings have evolved over...
Designing an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV): Concepts in Lift, Drag, Thrust, Energy, Power, Mass, and Buoyancy
9th - 12th
Engineer an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to study concepts of physics. Using household materials, collaborative groups design and build an AUV and then test Newton's Laws of Motion as they apply them in underwater environments...
Adapatations for Bird Flight - Inspiration for Aeronautical Engineering
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
It's a bird, it's a ... device made to mimic birds. The eighth installment of a nine-part module has pupils read various articles to learn about bird flight. They consider the implications for aeronautical engineering.
What are Those Things on Airplanes' Wings?
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do airplane wings curve up at the ends? Here's a video that introduces viewers to winglets, the curved ends of airplane wings. It begins with an introduction to how airplane wings give both lift and drag then explains the vortex and...