Paper in Flight – Level 1

Gliders can teach us a lot about aerodynamics. The Wright brothers built and tested over 200 unpowered gliders before they flew a self-powered airplane.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Physical Science
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
Tags: Forces & Motion, Design Solutions, Measurement & Data
Grades covered: Grades 3–8
Topics: Aerodynamics, Science, Engineering

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