Long Distance Airplanes
Students create a paper airplane and change it to increase flight distance. They collect data from three airplane flights, then find the median distance. Using a stem-and-leaf plot, they collect, organize and interpret median distances.
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Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Airplanes and Airports: How To Take Off Without Ever Leaving the Ground
Students plan an airport visit. In this Airplanes and Airports lesson plan, students observe the people, activity, and machinery at airports. Then students compare the characteristics of their observations at the airport. Students make...
4th - 8th Science
An Inflated Impression of Mars
Help your class understand the magnitude of the distance between Earth and Mars with an activity that asks small groups to use balloons to create scale models of the Earth, Moon, and Mars. Class members figure out the distances between...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed