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Jessica Johnson

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EiE: The Sky's the Limit Adventure 2

The Sky's the Limit: An Aeronautical Challenge Adventure 2: Drop Copters Your goal: You will engineer drop copters with the goal of designing one that will fall as slowly as possible. 1. Click add 2. 👂(listen) or 👀 (read) the story letter on the first page. Use the label, pen, or pencil tool to answer the questions. 3. Watch how to create a drop copter video on the 2nd page. 4. 🤔 Think about how you want to design your drop copter. Record 📝 your design thoughts on pages 3 & 4. 5. Watch the video on the 6th page 6. Use the label, pen, or pencil tool to answer the questions on the remaining pages 7. Click check to submit your work To have each of the pages read to you, click the caption icon in the lower left corner.

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Science
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This lesson supports the Engineering in Elementary Adventures Flying Technologies curriculum, created by Museum of Science in Boston. Drop copters fly through the air by spinning to the ground, similar to the way a helicopter would land. They move relatively slowly because they have blades that create air resistance. This force counteracts the gravity pulling the drop copters toward the ground. Drop Copter Video: https://youtu.be/zTakrjE9yCo Scientist Profile: Aeronautical Engineer: http://tinyurl.com/kuoop4l.

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