Student Activity:NASCAR’S NEW FLYING RACE / AUTO RACING TAKES TO THE SKIES


In this activity, students will be creating a flying device, choosing sponsors from industries that use aviation technology, and entering the flying race. In order to prepare the students for this inquiry, the teacher needs to lay the groundwork on topics like the properties of air and the forces of flight. This inquiry will create an appreciation for the benefits and costs of aviation.

Curriculum Fit:  Grade 6 Structures and Mechanisms

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The activity is from the STAO Connex series.  Check out more activities like this at the STAO Connex website 

 

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