Week 4

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

What does Pitch, Roll, Yaw each mean?

How can we control them on an airplane?

Goal

To understand the definition of pitch, roll, and yaw

To understand how pitch, roll, and yaw can be controlled on an airplane

To understand the problem that drives the project

To know team members and prepare for team work

Activities

Continued gliders from last session

Have students fly the Cessna (basic), then the Wingman, or Acrobatics

Learn about the problem solving process

Resources

Glider instructions

Outcomes

Journal Notes

Data

Session 2

Questions

How do we measure the performance of a wing using a wind tunnel?

Goal

To understand how a wind tunnel works and why it is used

To be able to test their planes using a wind tunnel

Activities

Wind Tunnel videos

Test styrofoam gliders in wind tunnel and record data

Resources

Wind Tunnel

Videos

Outcomes

Journal Notes

Wind Tunnel Data