We found 180 resources with the concept flight
Why Can't Some Birds Fly?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBack in the day, all birds had the ability to fly. Why would evolutionary adaptations take that away from some species? A video presentation discusses the cost of having the ability to fly and why that feature may not be ideal for some...
Equal and Opposite Thrust in Aircraft: You're a Pushover!
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
It's the law—every action requires a reaction, no matter how small. Pupils experience two demonstrations of Newton's third law of motion as it relates to thrust in the 10th segment of a 22-part unit on flight. Using their mathematical...
Gimli Glider—Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the moral of this story? Units save lives! Teach measurement conversion through storytelling in a quick math-based lesson. Young scientists learn how one country's decision to swap from imperial to metric standard units caused an...
Wright Brothers Didn't Invent Flight
2 mins 10th - Higher Ed
If you thought the Wright brothers invented flight, you'd be wrong. Scholars learn how Otto Lilienthal used gliders to simulate flight before the Wright brothers. The Real Engineering video then explains how the Wright brothers perfected...
How Do Pelicans Survive Their Death-Defying Dives?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get ready to take the plunge! Science scholars go fishing with a brown pelican and see how it can withstand the impact of the water from a height of 40 feet. The narrator shows the birds in action and describes the physical adaptations...
Resolving 2-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Route—Problem Set B
5th - 9th
Do pilots create appropriate spacing between aircraft by traveling a longer or shorter path? An interactive presents two airplanes that violate safety protocols. Pupils must determine how to change the path of one plane to create the...
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.
Why Does My Face Turn Red When I'm Angry?
2 mins 9th - 12th
How does the fight or flight response affect our body systems? The video presenter gives a description of the nervous system response. As a person deals with anger, the nervous system communicates to the circulatory system and results in...