Wing Tabs Save Fuel

Students compare scale drawings to actual dimensions of airplane wing tabs.  In this comparison of scale drawings to actual dimensions of airplane wing tabs lesson, students use scale factor and proportions to compare the drawings to the actual wing tabs.  Students compare the fuel savings of a plane with wing tabs to one without.

9th - 12th Math 7 Views 49 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Duration
45 mins

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