The simple art of turning a piece of paper into a paper plane is loaded with links to science, technology, engineering and maths. Students will be introduced to the principles of flight and conduct an investigation into the principles of engineering and design. They will utilise their skills in mathmatics and science to test their paper plane performance. This program is complimented by a comprehensive teacher resource which can form a STEM unit within your classroom.
Key Themes:Principles of flight, forces, engineering, units of measurement, averages and decimals.
Suitable for Years: 5,6
Program Duration: 2 hours
Maximum class size: 28