Resource Overview

The Aerodynamics Project consists of two lessons that introduce the basics of aerodynamics, how objects are designed to be aerodynamic and the effects of airflow around them. Students will also design and make aerodynamic car bodies. This pack designed, for children aged 11-14, consists of two lessons and includes printable lesson plans that you can use to get your class making in minutes. Lessons include full step by step guides with images, downloads and links.

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  • Aerodynamics Project Resources (pdf-file)
Aerodynamic shapes ready to be vacuum formed over

The Aerodynamics Project for the Mayku FormBox consists of the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – Introduction to aerodynamics.
    Explain the basics of air flow and its effects, lift, drag, downforce. Explain how various vehicles and even buildings are designed to be aerodynamic.
  • Lesson 2 – Design and make a lightweight car body.
    Use these principles to design and make custom car bodies of the student’s design.

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