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This educational web site is designed for classroom use by teachers and students in Kindergarten through grade 4. It is also designed for homeschool use, and for use by those who are interested learning more about rotorcraft. The web site is actually an on-line, interactive book about one girl's visit with her mother to the rotorcraft research center at which her mother works (using a take your daughter to work scenario). While shadowing her mother at work, Robin Whirlybird learns about the kind of work being done at a NASA Rotorcraft facility. She also learns about the structure and function of different types of rotorcraft and about the science of flight as it pertains to rotorcraft.This educator guide includes the activities: *What is a Model? *How to Rotorcraft Fly? *How do Rotors Make Lift? *Rotorcraft Flight *Rotor Blade Shape and Flight *Long and Short Rotor Blades *Rotor Blade Weight and Flight *The Rotorcraft Challenge *Correlation to Educational Standards
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.
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