Mission: The Forces of Flight

Curriculum Area: Physical Sciences - Flight and Aerodynamics

Grades: 6AB, 6SK, 6MB, 60N, 6NB, 6PEI, 6NFLD 6NWT, 6NU

Modern flight and rocketry seem like miraculous feats, and in many ways they are. People have dreamt, explored, written, and even died in the pursuit of human flight. It is something that we take for granted in the age of cheap flights to Mexico and regular shuttle launches. The forces of thrust and drag have challenged flight engineers to come up with the most aerodynamic and efficient modes of flight.

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