Engineering Takes Flight

This Engineering Takes Flight lesson plan also includes:

Groups explore concepts of flight by creating paper airplanes from different types of paper and testing their flight. They use the results to identify the optimal material.

1 Collection 83 Views 65 Downloads
CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • If possible, invite an aeronautical engineer to give a presentation
Classroom Considerations
  • Activity requires materials, including different types of paper
  • Prior preparation is necessary, such as cutting paper into preset sizes
  • Third lesson of the series
  • Learners will have fun launching paper airplanes
  • Includes pictures with directions
  • None