PicoOnline Student Aeronautics Live Classes (12)
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Students will learn to:
- Students will be able to describe the forces of flight.
- Students will be able to design a simple plane with aerodynamics in mind.
- Identify the key components of a flight machine/airplane.
- Identify the key components of a rocket.
- Compare multiple solutions to a problem and choose the most appropriate based on criteria and constraints.
- Identify the parts of a plane.
- Explain how the parts of a plane are made.
- Identify whether the materials used to manufacture the parts of a plane are natural or synthetic.
- Describe ratios.
- Write ratios based on the situation.
- Compute equivalent ratios.
- Create ratios from real-world scenarios.
- Describe ratios in relation to air vehicles.
- Describe the evolution of engineering flight designs throughout history.
- Compare historical planes to those that exist today, specifically noting improvements regarding sustainability.
- Create a Soda Bottle Rocket using TinkerCAD.
- Identify the forces of flight that apply to an object in motion.
- Describe planes with regard to aerodynamics.
- Complete the steps of the Engineering and Design Process and suggest improvements to a prototype.
- Describe Newton’s Laws.
- Provide examples of each of Newton’s Laws.
- Solve 2-step word problems substituting numerical values for F, M and A.
- Explain Newton’s Second Law as it relates to the flight of a rocket or a plane.
- Identify most relevant planes and rockets throughout history (including those currently in circulation).
- Recognize key components of a plane or rocket.
- Describe different types of jet engines.
- Identify key components of a jet engine.
- Describe different types of rocket engines.
- Identify key components of a rocket engine.
- Create and test a prototype that solves a real-world problem.
- Apply what they have learned about a flight to create a prototype of a paper airplane.
- Explain that engineers often create a prototype to test their engineering designs.
- Describe the Engineering Design Process as iterative, explaining how they might redesign their historical model.
- Identify the three types of fossil fuels.
- Define fluid.
- Brainstorm ways to improve jet and rocket fuel.
- Define the law of conservation of mass.
- Design and experiment to test a scientific theory.
- Calculate the size of a model given a predetermined scale.
- Describe the scale used to create a scaled prototype.
- Apply a scale to create an accurately sized model.
- Mathematically describe the relevance of the law of conservation of mass.
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in engineering design.
- Brainstorms ways to improve an existing design to improve performance.
- Apply a scale to create an accurately sized model plane.
- Present your scaled 3D model plane.
- Give and receive feedback.
- Reflect on your learning.
Optional Culminating Project
- Calculate the mass of a substance before and after a chemical reaction.
- Power a rocket using a chemical reaction.
- Identify the application of the law of conservation of mass to the creation of a model rocket.