A Hummingbird Compared to a Helicopter


  • Jul 31 2010 6:57 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this activity, from the Aeronautics Internet Textbook, students will compare the hummingbird to the helicopter, noting the similarities between the two of them in how they fly. This page contains step-by-step instructions for performing the experiment, as well as links to a summary of the activity and to assessment information.

Learning Registry Activity


    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 8

    Topics: Science, Life Sciences, Physics


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning