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Open Daily 10am to 5pm

Exploring Flight

Key details

Cost: FREE. As the Air Force Museum is a registered charitable trust, koha (donations) are gladly accepted.

Programme duration: 60-70 minutes.

To book, contact:

Chris Davey, BA, Dip Tchg
Education Officer

Phone: (03) 343 9517

educ@airforcemuseum.co.nz

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Overview

Suitable for Y3-8 students

Through a series of activities, learn about the parts of an aircraft, how the control surfaces of an aircraft work, the four forces of flight, and what an aerofoil is. Make a kitset glider to take home, but not before using it to demonstrate new knowledge!
A practical and informative lesson that can be tailored to suit students’ prior knowledge and levels of learning.

Also available is a 15 minute slideshow on the History of Flight that can be incorporated into this lesson (by request).

  • Science: Physical World
  • Technology: Technological Knowledge, Nature of Technology
  • English: Listening, Reading, and Viewing
  • Key Competencies: All

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Open daily from 10am to 5pm (except Christmas Day)
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45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities

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