Educational Outreach:

Systems Thinking: Model Airplane Design

STEMLAB has developed a turnkey teaching module to interest students in the scientific investigation of airplane wing lift and the physics involved.

The module addresses a number of standard science teaching goals with particular emphasis on the following science education strands:

  • Inquiry process (observations, questions, hypothesis)
  • History and nature of science
  • Science in personal and social perspective
  • Physical science

After studying, designing and building; the students test the capabilities of their airplanes.

The long flight at the end of the Class