The theme for the spring trimester is Transportation & Aviation. Students began with paper airplanes. Each folded several different designs and then competed for the greatest distance. Below are two web sites with free templates. Consider making more at home.
In the next class, we graduated from paper to balsa wood. Students assembled their first balsa wood planes and took them for a test flight. These planes helped demonstrate the basics theories of aviation – gravity, lift, thrust and drag.Additional content, pictures and video is available to members. Login or register for an account.