WHAT WILL WE LEARN?
Discover the wonder of flight in this hands on workshop by building different flyers. Groups select three activities from the below list to create and take home.
Gliders: Learn about the different components of a glider and how they fly. Once gliders have taken flight, controls can be altered to performed turns, barrel rolls, and more! Recommended Age: 9+, or 7+ with adult assistance
Outdoor Wooden Boomerangs: Discover the science behind boomerangs while building a boomerang to fly outside. Recommended Age: 9+
Parachutes: Explore air resistance and how a parachute works by designing, building, and testing a model parachute. Recommended Age: 9+
Pool Noodle Rockets: Explore stability and drag while building a flinging rocket. Recommended Age: 7+, or 5+ with adult assistance
Straw Gliders and Paper Helicopters: Discover the basic forces of flight while building these two flyers! Recommended age: 5+
Stomp Rockets: Take a closer look at rockets while building a simple rocker and launder powered by a good stomp of the foot! Recommended ages: 7+, or 5+ with adult assistance.
Wright Bat: Learn how propellers work by building a flying toy similar to what inspired the Wright brothers to take flight! Recommended age: 7+, or 5+ with adult assistance