Author:
BHUVANESWARI RAMACHANDRAN
Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Lower Primary, Upper Primary
Grade:
1, 3, 5
Tags:
  • Drag
  • Force
  • Force and Motion
  • Lift
  • Motion
  • Thrust
  • Weight
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Forces of Flight

    Overview

    Through this lesson, students learn about the four forces of flight: lift, thrust, drag, and weight. They evaluate the role design plays on aerodynamics and the distance a paper airplane travels.

    View Airplane Gallery

    Visit Airplane Gallery and checkout paper airplane designs or choose you own design to build paper airplanes.

    Test your airplane to see how far it will fly.