Students cut out and trace a Flying Wing pattern on the bottom of the foam tray. They test flight it and observe the flight of the wing.
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Wright Again: 100 Years of Flight
Aspiring aeronautical engineers demonstrate different forces as they construct and test paper airplanes. This lesson plan links you to a website that models the most effective paper airplane design, an animation describing the forces...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Controlling Flight: Rudders, Ailerons, and Elevators
Fifth graders create paper gliders and check for flight distance and time. In this flight instructional activity, 5th graders create a paper glider from the attached worksheet and adjust the rudder, aileron, and elevator. They see how...
What Happens When You Put a Hummingbird in a Wind Tunnel?
Hummingbirds consume their weight in nectar every day. The video explains their unusual flying abilities. From holding their bodies perfectly still while flapping their wings in mid air in order to get the nectar to shaking off water...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable