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How It's Made - Helicopter

For Teachers 5th - 8th
See how engineers spend hours constructing and designing helicopters. Science, design, and mechanics are all incorporated in this process. A great way to introduce a variety of career associated with science and engineering.
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Retiring Helicopters

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discover how helicopters work through an interactive program. They also examine why helicopters are more difficult to fly than airplanes. They discover the history of the helicopter and how it has been used in military operations.
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TE Activity: Heavy Helicopters

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the concepts of weight and drag while making paper helicopters. They measure how adding more weight to the helicopter changes the time for the helicopter to fall to the ground. They apply what they examine to the work of...
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Helicopters

For Students 2nd - 4th
Using this reading passage relating to helicopters, students can practice comprehension and vocabulary skills. Because of the novel aspect of the topic, learners should enjoy reading the story and answering the 10 questions that follow.  
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Art: Hovering Helicopters

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the history of helicopters and differentiate between the various models. while observing pictures of helicopters in action, they discuss their unique capabilities compared to other means of transportation. Finally,...
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Handy Helicopters

For Students 4th - 5th
In social studies worksheets students examine helicopters and their structure. Students follow given directions to create a helicopter and record observations as the test pilot.
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Helicopter Design Company

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students test different designs of helicopters to determine what of the four designs will fall the slowest.  In this helicopter instructional activity students complete an activity and fill out their worksheet. 
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Helicopter

For Students K - 1st
In this coloring and printing worksheet, students trace one dotted example of the word "Helicopter" in Zaner-Bloser printing. Students practice the word on the blank lines and then color a picture of a helicopter.
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Helicopter

For Students K - 1st
In this helicopter worksheet, students examine a fantasy-like drawing of a helicopter which is decorated with flowers and dots. No directions are given.
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Robert McRae, Helicopter Maintenance on HMAS Tobruk

For Students 8th - 11th
In this art appreciation worksheet, students read a 2 paragraph selection regarding Robert McRae's Helicopter Maintenance on HMAS Tobruk, view the artwork, and respond to 7 short answer questions.
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Paper Helicopters

For Teachers 1st - 6th
In this helicopter activity worksheet, students construct a paper helicopter and learn how weight, size and shape affect the way the helicopter spins. The activity outline includes background information, trigger questions, helicopter...
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Paper Helicopters

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paper helicopter worksheet, students design and experiment making a paper helicopter to explore how some things fall and how varying the size of the rotor blades affect the way a helicopter spins.
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H is for Helicopter

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this letter H, handwriting worksheet, students trace and print both capital and lowercase H, 8 times each. Students also trace and print the word helicopter. A computer animation that shows students how to print the letters is provided.
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Sam’s Helicopter Ride

For Students 1st Standards
First graders read a short story and answer questions based on what they read. The question set includes multiple choice and short answer questions.
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Make a Helicopter

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this paper folding worksheet, students cut out a pattern before folding it into a helicopter. They determine how changing the configuration of the flaps make the helicopter fly differently. They also add different amounts of weight to...
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Ancient Chinese Inventions 3/3

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Go fly a kite or launch a dragonfly top that soars like a helicopter past hot air balloons. Play a round of golf or sit down to a game of chess. No matter which you choose, remember to give credit for these pastimes to the ancient...
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NASA Might Send a Helicopter to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It turns out driving a remote rover from more than 50 million kilometers away is a difficult task. But, what if a drone could scout the terrain in advance? That is the premise of the proposed Mars 2020 rover. A SciShow Space series video...
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Make a Paper Helicopter

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this paper helicopter worksheet, students follow a set of directions to make a helicopter. Page includes 4 "challenge" activities/suggestions.
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Helicopter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students demonstrate the effects of aerodynamics. In this aerodynamics instructional activity students name parts of the helicopter and construct a device that can fly. Students works to  build their own paper helicopter.
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Kelly's Kindergarten: M Words Cut-Outs

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Make no mistake—a worksheet on the letter M is a fun way for kids to practice cutting, matching, and gluing. Learners review five pictures and match helicopters with the correct words to each image.
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Lunar Lander

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
If scientists can master landing a helicopter on a specific spot, landing a module on the moon shouldn't be that difficult, right? A simulation allows scholars to practice landing on the moon using the actual mass, thrust, fuel...
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What Does it Mean to Be Resilient?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine the determination it would take to build a helicopter out of scrap. Now imagine doing it while hindered by the effects of polio. Everything is Incredible, a short film by Tyler Bastian, introduces Agustin who has been working on...
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Up, Up, and Away

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the laws of physics that govern the flight of helicopters and airplanes. They build and launch a model rotor, simulating rotors used on helicopters to provide lift.
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Do Some Research: Inventions 6

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this invention research worksheet, students read the sentence and use a library or the Internet to find the answer and write it on the blue line. Students then write a short report about this topic: Igor I. _____, is noted for the...

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