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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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Air War over Berlin

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The air Battle of Berlin was harrowing with fighter pilots so close in the skies they could see each other's eyes. A video studies the important engagement, explaining that while the Allies lost the largest number of men in a single air...
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The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is the sky the limit? Advances in aviation during World War I brought the limit much closer than before. Countries around the world were affected by flight in the Great War, including adapting by changing tactical locations and patterns.
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Weight and Balance of an Airplane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A career in aeronautics might be calling your class members. Building from the previous two lessons in the series, learners continue analyzing the mathematics of aeronautics. Groups create a paper airplane using paperclips for balance....
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Let's Get it There Fast

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Are planes the best shipping method? Using maps, pupils determine the fastest mode of transportation between two cities. Given a list of items to ship, groups decide the best shipping method to finish the 18th segment of a 22-part unit.
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Physics Tug of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Slide books with a little assistance from Newton. Using books, groups create a demonstration of Newton's Second Law of motion. Pupils compare the distance traveled by one and two books when they apply a force to them.
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Windy Tunnel

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Lift—it is about the wing's attack. Using a virtual wind tunnel, pupils investigate wing shape and angle of attack. Learners use worksheets to record their observations and to convert verbal relationships into mathematical equations in...
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Design a Flying Machine

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Wrap up the unit in one final design. Pairs use their knowledge of aviation to design new flying machines and record how their designs take into consideration the forces that act upon airplanes. The pupils determine whether their designs...
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Future Flights: Imagine Your Own Flying Machines!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
What will flying look like in the future? The 21st instructional activity in a 22-part unit on aviation reviews the major aspects of the instructional activity. Pupils brainstorm ideas of a future flying machine.
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Balsa Glider Competition

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Change one variable and try again. Teams build basic balsa gliders and collect data on their flight distances and times. Through collaboration, the team decides on two modifications to make to the basic design and collect data for the...
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Will It Fly?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Go fly a kite, then fly a plane! The 19th part of a 22-part unit on aviation looks at the way kites and gliders help aid in the understanding of flight. Pupils discuss how engineers used kites to influence airplane designs.
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Better By Design

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Which modification is the best? Using the scientific method, pairs determine the effects of each control surface on the distance of a glider's flight. The activity, section 16 in a 22-part unit on aviation, allows pupils to gain a better...
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Building-Testing-Improving Paper Airplanes: Head's Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
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...
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What a Drag!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Stop and drop what is in your hand! Pupils investigate how form effects drag in the 12th part of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups create equally weighted objects and determine which one falls the fastest by collecting data.
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May the Force Be With You: Thrust

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Force the plane through the air. The lesson plan introduces the force on an airplane that makes it go forward. Pupils learn how Newton's laws of motion apply to flight in the eighth segment of a 22-part unit on flight.
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Bend That Bar

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Bend it, but don't break it. Groups investigate the strength of different materials. Using a procedure in the seventh segment of a 22-part series on aviation, pupils determine how far a rod will bend. They determine the strength-to-mass...
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May the Force Be with You: Weight

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Too much material will weigh you down. The sixth segment in a series of 22 highlights how weight affects a plane. Pupils learn that engineers take the properties of materials, including weight, when designing something. 
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Gimli Glider—Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's the moral of this story? Units save lives! Teach measurement conversion through storytelling in a quick math-based lesson. Young scientists learn how one country's decision to swap from imperial to metric standard units caused an...
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Area Rule: How to Make Planes Fly Faster

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a modern aircraft with cross-sectional areas taken into consideration. A short video in the Real Engineering playlist describes how cross-sectional areas of airplanes relate to their speeds. It shows...
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How Do Airplanes Fly?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Up, up, and away! Physics scholars learn the secrets to defying gravity through engineering. The video describes the forces acting on various parts of the plane and the designs that minimize these forces or increase opposing forces. The...
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Resolving 2-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Speed—Problem Set E

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
What do you do to change arrival times of airplanes when a different route is not available? The fifth interactive in a series of six presents problems where pupils must find solutions to conflicts of safety rules. They must decide how...
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Resolving 3-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Route—Problem Set C

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Keep the planes from crashing. Pupils work with three airplanes and change their flight paths to keep them at a safe distance from each other. Individuals work through three problems in the third interactive in a set of six with...
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Resolving 2-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Route—Problem Set B

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Do pilots create appropriate spacing between aircraft by traveling a longer or shorter path? An interactive presents two airplanes that violate safety protocols. Pupils must determine how to change the path of one plane to create the...
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Problem Set F Resolving 3-Plane Traffic Conflicts by Changing Speed Teacher Guide with Answer Sheets

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Get three planes to line up safely. Individuals work through a set of problems to eliminate spacing conflicts between three airplanes in flight. The pupils use their knowledge to change the airplanes' speed or route to meet a...