Aerodynamics Teacher Resources
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How To Curve A Baseball Or Swing A Cricket Ball
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Throwing a curve ball can make or break a sporting game, but what is the scientific process for throwing this way? The video explains the Magnus force, aerodynamics, and the axis of rotation, and relates the science to both baseball and...
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Faster and Safer Bobsleds
6 mins 6th - 12th
While your physical science class is studying mechanics, this would be a fabulous enrichment video for covering aerodynamics or friction. Mechanical engineers dedicate their time to developing Olympic-quality bobsleds to be as fast, but...
Building-Testing-Improving Paper Airplanes: Head's Up!
5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Take foldables to all new heights. Pupils build and fly different types of paper airplanes in the 14th portion of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups collect data on distance and flight time for each plane and compare the data from the...
Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes
4 mins 5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...