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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 affecting flight, and an interactive that allows learners to design and test the lift of a wing. Ideas are given for cross-curricular extensions involving the history of flight.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Video
Included Materials
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