Maximum Flight Time
Subject Area: Algebra I, Physical Science
Grade Level: 9-12
- Represent situations that involve variable quantities with expressions
Algebra - Operate on expressions and solve equations.
Mathematical Connections - Use and value the connections between
mathematics and other disciplines involving motion and force.
Science - Complete problems involving motion and force.
Research Tools - Select and apply technology tools for research,
information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research, publications,
communications, and productivity.
Technology Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Tools - Routinely
and efficiently use on-line information resources to meet needs for
collaboration, research, publications, communications, and productivity.
an explanation from a NASA Web site, you will demonstrate an understanding
of the text by applying it to questions involving Maximum Flight Time
and Range under varying conditions.
Click on the
Beginner's Guide to Propulsion, a NASA Web site designed to help
you better understand aircraft engine propulsion. Open the slides called
Maximum Flight Time and Range
- Summary (with text) and read the explanations of these
topics. Using the slides as background information, complete the Maximum
Flight Time Activity that is designed to demonstrate your
understanding of these concepts.
You, or you
and your partner(s), will be evaluated on the accuracy and/or feasibility
of your answers.
demonstrate your ability to use and understand the information found on
the World Wide Web to calculate Maximum Flight Time and Range of aircraft.
Sue Gacka, Richmond Heights High School, Richmond Heights, Ohio