Explore the rich history of kite flying, as well as the different types and purposes of kites. Learn about inventors who played a key role in the development of kites and investigate the forces at work to make kites fly. Experiment with flying a tetrahedron and then collaborate to build and fly a larger Sierpinski pyramid kite.
When students go through this lesson in each section the objectives they will learn are:
For more in-depth references and extra videos, images and sites to show students, go to the References and Extra Resources section at the end of this lesson.
When starting Kite Flying Forces, you will be able to: