Classroom Activity

Right Flight
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 2-4


This activity challenges students to learn about basic aircraft design and explore the effects of weight and balance on the flight characteristics of a model glider. Students use science process skills to construct and fly a glider made from a foam food tray.

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This activity is part of the Aeronautics Educator Guide.