Teachers' Domain: The Physics of Sailing Relations
Physics Front Related Resources
This resource from Physclips provides in-depth content support on the topic of sailboat dynamics.
This 1.5-minute video tackles the question of how modern sailboats can generate speeds greater than the wind speed.
A classroom activity for grades 6-10 in which students construct, test, and reconfigure a model sailboat that will hold a set weight, harness wind energy from a fan, and move one meter.
A 50-minute lesson for Grades 5-7 on how airplane wings are designed, using Bernoulli's Principle to create lift.
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