The Science of Aviation
The activities in these resources demonstrate the part science has played in the development of aviation and communication. They look at the science of aviation from balloons to communication systems, principles of flight through to the jet engine. The science activities are fun and will test and extend young people’s understanding of flight and communication.
Can it Fly? (KS1)
Including; activity sheets, teachers’ notes, Can it Fly? presentation and Making Paper Planes video.
Aircraft Structures (KS1)
Including; activity sheets, teachers’ notes and presentations on Air Frame Design, Flying Machines, Parachute Design and Propeller Design.
Communication and Radar (KS3)
Including; activity sheets, teachers’ notes and Morse messages audio sample.