Through practical experiments your pupils will discover about the four forces that affect aeroplanes
Our Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your classroom. Our free sessions are led by our team of Enablers and are broadcast using Microsoft Teams. Read our FAQs for further information about our sessions.
Fantastic Flying Forces
Tuesday 1 March 2022 and Thursday 3 March 2022
Sessions are free of charge and are available to UK-based schools only.
By the end of the session, we will
understand what a force is and how they affect aircraft
Your class will follow simple experiments, which can be repeated with materials in any classroom, to discover all about the forces of flight. Our presenter will explain how these forces came to shape Concorde, the only successful supersonic jet airliner.
By investigating how friction, including air resistance, affects motion, I can suggest ways to improve efficiency in moving objects
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