How Things Fly

Students explain basic principles of aeronautics such as gravity and lift. In this How Things Fly lesson plan, students visit the interactive, hands-on How Things Fly gallery at the Smithsonian. Students perform three experiments that simulate airplane flight. Students create airplanes and try to fly them according to aeronautic design principles. Worksheets for activities are included.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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