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217 reviewed resources for aeronautics

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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
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Sustainable Design and Biomimicry in a Desert Ecosystem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge young engineers to design a sustainable guest village in Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. A collection of four lessons and five activities provide designers with all the information they need to complete the challenge of living...
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Adapatations for Bird Flight - Inspiration for Aeronautical Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's a bird, it's a ... device made to mimic birds. The eighth installment of a nine-part module has pupils read various articles to learn about bird flight. They consider the implications for aeronautical engineering.
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Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering: Build a Paper Airplane

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students brainstorm what it is like to fly on an airplane and discuss the parts of a plane. Students construct a paper plane of their own, decorate it, have a competition, and discuss the importance of each part of a plane and the role...
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The Case for Space

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this lesson, students share what they know about gravity and flight, and then develop marketing strategies promoting careers in aerospace to young people. Using what they have learned, they then write recommendation letters to the...
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Airplanes and Airports: How To Take Off Without Ever Leaving the Ground

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students plan an airport visit. In this Airplanes and Airports lesson, students observe the people, activity, and machinery at airports. Then students compare the characteristics of their observations at the airport. Students make...
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Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerodynamics

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students investigate the physics of flight through various experiments. In this physics lesson, students construct different flying objects. They explain the dynamics that make these object fly.
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Finger Boomerangs

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students construct boomerangs. In this aeronautics instructional activity, students use a file card, scissors, and pencil to develop their own boomerang.
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Flying Tube

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students launch flying tubes. In this aeronautics instructional activity, students gather the materials and follow the procedures to create a paper tube that generates lift as it travels.
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Four-Wing Paper Boomerang

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build a four-wing paper boomerang. In this aeronautics lesson, students construct a paper boomerang and identify the forces at work during flight.
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How Things Fly

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain basic principles of aeronautics such as gravity and lift. In this How Things Fly lesson plan, students visit the interactive, hands-on How Things Fly gallery at the Smithsonian. Students perform three experiments that...
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Kites: Patang - The Indian Fighter Kite

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the history of fighter kites and build their own.  In this aeronautics lesson, students discover how other countries utilize fighter kites and where they originated.  Students create their own fighter kites in class...
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Design a Paper Airplane

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study examples of paper airplanes and then create their own paper airplane models.
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Flying Wing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a flying wing from a pastry tray. In this flying wing instructional activity, 5th graders understand how the shape of the wind affects flight. Students compare the flying wing to the zanonia seed in nature. Students...
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Wright Again: 100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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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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Mini Rockets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Combine environmental studies, chemistry, and physics in an explosive lesson! Tomorrow's aeronautical engineers experiment with combinations of oxygen and hydrogen gas to determine the ideal amounts for launching film canister mini...
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To the Moon and Mars - Aerospace Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that space flight has its own field of engineering? The 34th video in the Crash Course Engineering series looks at aerospace engineering and its two branches, aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering. It...
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Milestones in the Space Program

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students brainstorm names of astronauts from NASA space missions. They are explained that the Cold War was not actually a war but pervasive tension that existed between the United States and the Soviet Union for several decades...
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Jet Engine Magazine Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a magazine highlighting their favorite type of of jet engine.
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Boomerang

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students build their own boomerang. In this physics lesson plan, students trace the origin of this equipment. They practice throwing and catching them.
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Parachute Food Drop

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Drop a perfect project into your lesson plans. Groups use different building materials to create models of parachutes for food drops. After testing out their prototypes, they make improvements to their designs.
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Aeronautics: Bernoulli's Principle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore physics by participating in a science activity in class. In this flight properties lesson plan, students identify Bernoulli's principle of flight and his theory of statics and motion. Students conduct a demonstration by...
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Can You Take the Pressure?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Do not let the pressure get to you. The first lesson in a unit of 22 introduces the concept of air pressure. Using background knowledge, the resource gives teachers the information they need to discuss how people measure air pressure and...

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