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Ornithopter Guide for Teachers

Flapping wing models called ornithopters can be a great learning activity for students. Building an ornithopter from instructions is a unique language lesson that teaches students to read for information and understanding. They'll also learn math, science, and technology skills through this hands-on experience. Students can carry out their own inquiry-based experiments on flapping-wing flight. You can really motivate students by giving them the challenge of an ornithopter competition.

Ornithopter Teachers Guide (PDF)