Airplane Math!

July 18th, 2011 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Monday, July 18, 2011 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
PlaneMath.com

Age Range: 10 and up (with parental guidance)

This website offers free airplane and flight themed activities that help students practice their math skills. When you get to the site you will see a menu that includes:

*Applying Flying – Explore nine different lessons that require exercising your math skills to learn to fly a rescue helicopter, understand how planes lift off, fly a herd of buffalo to the prairie, and even build a kite!

*Pioneer Plane – Watch a movie about Amelia Earhart and then do an activity that reinforces what you’ve learned. Or visit the “Grab Bag” to learn some fascinating trivia facts about flight.

*Planemath Enterprises – Try your hand at designing airplanes after completing the eight training sessions in forces of flight, fuselage, airfoils, wing shape, propulsion and more!

This is an innovative way to practice math and see its practical application in the world of flight.

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