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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)