Lesson Plan: Experimenting With Kite Tails

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Welcome to the wonderful world of flying kites with students!


In this lesson plan students will learn about kite tails, what they are how to attach them to kites and how and why they affect kite flight. Students will perform their own experiment with kites, adding different amounts of tail. They will learn how to document, report their findings in a scientific format.

This lesson plan includes worksheets designed for: K-5thGrade, 6-8th Grade and 9th-12th Grades.    

Depending on how the teacher designs this class, students may also be making their own kites for conducting these experiments.