TITLE

Taking flight with an inquiry approach

AUTHOR(S)
Silvis, Kathryn
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Science Scope;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Science Experiment
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the paper airplane lesson for middle school students. The activity introduces scientific terms and concepts that students need to know before they design and conduct their own inquiry experiments. The lesson allows the students to engage in creating paper airplane model and explore how far their own paper airplane will fly. The lesson will explain the class results of paper airplane flights and evaluate patterns found in paper airplane test flights data. The activity draws students' attention to a common flaw in experimental designs.
ACCESSION #
34156625

 

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