TITLE

Constructing Fly Discs

AUTHOR(S)
Schneidermeyer, Kathy
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Science & Children;May1999, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article narrates how the author helped her students understand the concepts of aerodynamics with construction of fly discs. The author handed out a newspaper article to the students regarding the development of new aircraft designed by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The author gave tools and supplies to each team of four students to make flying disc. Each student drew seven separate circles onto the tagboard using a compass. The circles had to be cut out as smoothly as possible and glued together.
ACCESSION #
21524990

 

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