A paper plane parade (EN-CUR-609)

Since the beginning of their existence, the humans looked up to the sky and dreamt to fly above the clouds. During the learning activity, the students are challenged to investigate the flying machines which helped mankind to travel through the air. They become aerospace engineers who learn how does an airplane fly and build their own paper planes. The paper plane parade lesson let the children understand that dreaming is the first step to happiness and daring is the first step to success.

This learning scenario has been developed during the “Digital Education with Cultural Heritage” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.

Author: Alina Marilena Buduleanu

Age of students: 9-10 years

Subject and topic: Science, Mathematics, ICT, Arts/Science: Forces


Mathematics: Shapes, Measurements
ICT: Online searching and brainstorming
Arts: Origami – folding paper technique

Learning Scenario

CC BY 4.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana and has been provided by the National Library of Israel.

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