07-Jun-2012 - 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern
Target Audience: Grades 3-8 Teachers/Informal Educators
Presented by AESP Specialist: Brian Hawkins
This webinar will demonstrate lessons engaging students in understanding the 4 forces of flight and 3 axis of motion to better understand how airplanes fly. A review of NASA's contributions in improving aircraft since the early beginnings of powered flight will be presented. A downloadable NASA CD called "Exploring Aeronautics" will be demonstrated to show how it may be used in the classroom. During the session a high performing classroom glider will be constructed.
Materials Needed (optional, if participating in activities along with presenter):