Principles of Flight

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Description

Know the names of the control surfaces of an aircraft and how they work.

Resources

3x Pencils per Scout
Tape
Sissors
Print outs of worksheet from http://www.aeronautics.nasa.gov/pdf/axes_control_surfaces_5-8.pdf

Instructions

Through hands-on experiments and physical demonstrations, students will learn about motions and forces, transfer of energy, and the abilities of technological design as they study some of the basic concepts of flight, including the three axes of flight and the control surfaces that guide the aircraft.

Tags

  • aviation

Badge Links

  • Aviation Skills - Aircraft
  • Basic Aviation - Terminology