Experimental Aviation is the seventh of ten topics from SCIENCE FUN FOR EVERYONE: 25 MINUTE GROUP LEARNING ADVENTURES FOR KIDS AND THEIR ADULTS. This collection of entertaining activities is written for teachers, parents, and other adults interested in working with upper elementary aged children in informal science education settings such as science clubs, youth organizations, or homeschool events. Many of the activities are also appropriate for classroom use. All topics have been extensively field tested and are kid-approved. Adults love them too. Try Experimental Aviation for free. Other topics in the series may be purchased individually or bundled in book form.
Experimental Aviation delivers maximum educational fun with minimal preparation time and expense. The paper airplanes in this lesson are anything but ordinary. Instead of folding traditional paper airplanes, students craft unique hoop airplanes out of drinking straws and strips of index cards. Test flying and modifying the airplanes is all a part of the fun and learning.