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Flying Friction pupils 2021

Flying Friction

New for 2023/24

In this hands-on session pupils explore streamlining through experiments.
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Suitable for:

Third level. S1-S3

What will my pupils do in the workshop?

  • Study energy loss in aircraft due to friction. 
  • Explore aerodynamics through simple experiments.
  • Investigate the effects of gravity on objects.

Length of session:

60 mins




10:30/11:45/13:00 (60 mins) Check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop.

Dates available:


  • Wednesday 6
  • Thursday 7


  • Wednesday 8
  • Thursday 9

Curriculum links:

SCN 3-07a, SCN 3-08a

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