Physics of Flight

Up, up, and away! Take your classes on a physics adventure. Learners explore the concepts important for flight. They experiment with the Bernoulli Principle while learning the forces that act on airplanes in flight.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Hold a competition to determine the group with the best functioning plane
  • Ask early finishers to experiment with the design of their airplanes
Classroom Considerations

  • Allow sufficient time to collect and prepare materials
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Pros

  • Includes ideas for extension activities
  • Provides important background information
Cons

  • None