Preschool and elementary school
From the Air
Elementary cycle 3
- The whole school year
- From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Have your students ever dreamed of flying an airplane? Have they ever asked you how airplanes fly? From the Air is for you! The activity adopts a guidance-oriented approach with a role play where students become aviation workers. Using recycled materials, they build an aircraft engine and test it in our wind tunnels. Multimedia show + flight simulator = guaranteed success!
During this activity:
Subject areas and competencies
Science and Technology
To propose explanations for or solutions to scientific or technological problems. To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures
To interpret short scenes
Progression of learning
Forces and motion: pressure, combined effects of several forces on an object. To become familiar with the roles and functions of scientific and technological tools, techniques, instruments and procedures
To become familiar with the dramatic content of the scene
Taken from the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur’s Québec Education Program