Flight Control Surfaces of an Airplane
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: Learn about the flight controls available on a plane and how they work.

Type of Video: Topical*
Unique Video ID: Aviation-10**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • While viewing the program, have students make a list the words of plane parts that control movement. After viewing, have them write an explanation for each part. They may need to view the video several times.


*Topical videos are filmed on location in the classroom/workspace/laboratory, in studio, or a combination of both to explain and/or demonstrate specific concepts, events, topics, or processes.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.