Aviation 19: Aerodynamic Principles and Paper Airplanes

Get advice from a paper airplane expert on how you can use the principles of aerodynamics to create a more successful paper airplane of your own.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 26: Creation Station Activity--The Future Flying Machine

This teacher tool provides a hands-on Creation Station activity combining student learning about the four forces that affect flight with the creation of their own flying machine. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Aviation-4, Aviation-5, Aviation-13, Aviation-19.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 579: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama or a Graphic Novel

Use this Teacher Tool with the videos listed below to give students an opportunity to share their understanding of concepts they have learned from the videos through the creation of a dramatic scene or graphic novel. Videos for the activity include the one on the web page where you found this tool as well as others listed below:
Aviation 10: How Does That Work? Flight Control Surfaces of an Airplane
Aviation 11: How Does That Work? Helicopters
Aviation 13: Four Forces That Affect Flight
Aviation 19: Aerodynamic Principles and Paper Airplanes
Aviation 20: G Forces at Work--Pitch, Roll, and Yaw in a Supersonic Airplane
Aviation 21: G Forces at Work--Pitch, Roll, and Yaw in an Aerobatic Stunt Plane
Aviation 22: Helicopters--How They Fly

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