A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes by National Center for Technological Literacy
This curriculum introduces the field of aerospace engineering by guiding students to explore how aerospace engineers design and test technologies to be used in extra-terrestrial(non-Earth) environments. Hands-on activities, discussion, and readings are used to introduce students to the Engineering Design Process, the work of aerospace engineers, and other engineering and technology concepts appropriate for elementary school students.
Type(s): Module/Unit, Lesson Plan, Classroom Activity
Subject(s): Engineering, General Science
Grade Level(s): K-5
Total Quantity: 2