In this activity, students explore how flight has developed over time with discussion about trends and future possibilities.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- explain in a general way the historical development of flight and the present situation
- describe the trends and drivers for this development
- present a group project depicting ideas for possible future flight.
Download the Word file (see link above) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- student worksheet.
In 2010, NASA awarded contracts to three teams to study advanced concept designs for aircraft that could take to the skies in the year 2025.