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
Phone: (03) 343 9517
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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