F.A.B (Flight, Aerodynamics and Biomimicry) (G6)

Explore how nature inspired flight

What’s a colugo or a flying squirrel got to do with airplanes? What’s the difference between the flight of a hawk compared to that of a turkey? Explore how animals use Bernoulli’s Principle in a variety of ways and how they’ve influenced human flight. Discover these answers and more while you use nature to inspire you to design the best airplane you can to meet desired needs. Click HERE for a more detailed outline of the program.


Curriculum Connections:

G6, Topic A: Air & Aerodynamics (Describe properties of air & the interactions of air with objects in flight)

G6, Topic B: Flight (Construct devices that move through air & identify adaptations for controlling flight)

Length: 90 minutes

Time offered: 9:30am, 12:00pm

Program Fees for 17/18 school year: $225 September - March
                                                            $275 April - June

Program Fees for 18/19 school year:
$225 September - November
$175 December - February (add on a self-guided backpack for free!*)
$280 March - June

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Maximum 32 students

For detailed availabilty please check the Program Schedule

Booking information and guidelines

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