Objective: To experiment with different aeronautical principles and begin to understand the forces of flight: Weight, lift, drag, and thrust.
National Science Education Standards: engineering as a skill, the concept of engineering
Early Childhood Indicators: Scientific Thinking and Problem Solving: Questioning: Express wonder about the natural world. Ask questions and seek answers through active exploration. Creativity and the Arts; Use a variety of media and materials for exploration and creative expression
Skills: logical thinking, communication, problem solving
Vocabulary Word: aerodynamic (how air interacts with moving objects)
Included in Lesson: Material List, Whole Group Inquiry, Hands on Explorations (Stations), Closing, Pictures, Project Templates, Parent Information Take Home Sheet (see product preview), Student Journal Page