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Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift Relations

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Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift accompanies Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You: Weight
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A link to Part 2 of the TeachEngineering unit on forces of flight.


Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift accompanies Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You: Drag
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This is Part 4 of Teach Engineering's 4-part unit for Grades 5-8 on the forces of flight. It explores drag and how engineers create aircraft designs to reduce the drag force.


Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift accompanies Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You: Thrust
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This is Part 3 of Teach Engineering's 4-part unit on the forces of flight, developed for grades 5-8.


Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift covers the same topic as NOVA: Lift and Drag
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A related interactive tutorial for Grades 6-12 on the aerodynamic forces of lift and drag. It explores why wing shape alone cannot sustain the lift necessary to keep an airplane aloft.


Teach Engineering: May the Force Be With You - Lift covers the same topic as Teachers' Domain: The Physics of Sailing
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A 5-minute video that explains how modern sailboats are constructed so that lift and drag are produced by the sails and the keel. These force pairs counteract each other to generate forward movement.



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