Everything you need to put together an engaging and hands on explorations of flight, includes full colour information posters for each center (pdf only), a complete student activity book (pdf and editable word file), a rubric (pdf and editable word file) and a list of resources you will need (ballons, string, plastic bags, etc.) to have on hand for your students.These supplies should only cost a few dollars and are easy to find, nothing special. We always have a great deal of fun once these centers are up and running! Rubric is included!
Individual are not yet for sale, but the bundle is a great deal!
1: Drag’N’Drop Learn about drag and how it affects parachutes.
2: It’s Buoyant, See! Learn about buoyancy and how it affects hot air balloons.
3: This Flies! Learn about lift and discover Bernoulli's Theory.
4: Airfoiled Again!* Learn about how wing shape and angle affect lift. (You need to make a wind tunnel with a box, string, some cardboard, a hair dryer) or use the interactive link instead)
5: Aviation Aces Create a glider to demonstrate improvements in design.
6: Pick-a-Propulsion Learn about the different kinds of thrust and propulsion.
7: Like a G6 Discover how jet engines create propulsion.
8: It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane… Observe how living creatures have inspired aircraft designs.
9: Combined Design Learn about the design technology that led to the development of the space shuttle.
10: When Pigs Fly Learn about the adaptations that enable insects, birds, bats, and gliding animals to fly and put your knowledge to work!
If you like this product, check out my other science bundle for Grade 6 which has everything you need for Diversity of Life (individual lessons are for sale) and my resources for Space...Everything works well with Canadian curriculum or is adaptable to suit your needs!