Aerodynamics Technology

Examines the impact of aerodynamics in transport technology.
Uses car performance simulation software to design a streamlined car.
Identifies the application of aerodynamics in aircraft design.
Applies aerodynamic principles to automobile design.
Solves problems in aerodynamics to test a glider.
Solves a car design problem using computer software.
Identifies the features of wing design.
Describes the role of aircraft in the modern world.
Identifies the ways car design affects performance.
Identifies the function of different parts of an aircraft.
Physical Sciences
Demonstrates aerodynamic principles using simple experiments.
Identifies the function of wind tunnels.
Calibrates a wind tunnel lift meter.
Observes the effect of vehicle shape on airstreams.
Measures the effect of vehicle design on drag.
States the factors that affect drag.
Observes turbulent airstreams in the wind tunnel.
Uses the wind tunnel to measure drag.
Observes airstreams in the wind tunnel.
Identifies problems created by turbulence.
Observes airstreams around different wing designs.
Demonstrates the effect of changing the angle of attack on lift.
Describes the effect of down force.
Measures the effect of increasing the angle of attack.
Measures lift force created by a flat wing section.
Evaluates the differences between different types of wing.
Makes a glider that can perform simple maneuvers.
Measures lift readings to compare different wing types.
Observes the effect of changing wind speed on lift.
States the scientific principles, which affect the aerodynamics of a body.
States principles of aerodynamics.
Identifies the causes of lift and drag.
Recognize the problems of stalling.
States the effect that the angle of attack has on lift.
States the principles that cause lift.
States the principles that cause drag.
Identifies the uses of air stream indicators.
Describes the nature of drag.
Describes the process of lift.
Describes the theory behind wing design.
Indicates how lift is affected by the angle of attack.
Math
Uses and applies Mathematics when investigating Aerodynamic principles and applications
Measures chord length of wing section.
Calculates the effect of adjusting the drag range on meter readings.
States vertical angle measured using protractor and plumb line.
Calculates the effect of adjusting the lift/drag range on meter readings.
Calculates value of lift meter reading.
Measures chord length of wing section.
Calculates facing area of shapes.
Reading
Reads text, instructions, data from tables, diagrams and graphs when analyzing
aerodynamic models.
Designs and tests car on computer.
Designs a car following a design brief.
Selects a lighter-than-air craft from a list of flying vehicles.
Plots a graph to convert drag meter readings into grams.
Observes the effect of adjusting instrument controls.
Interprets meter readings using a graph.
Identifies the cause of aerodynamic lift.
Makes an airfoil shaped wing.
Sets up a model wing in a wind tunnel.
Writing
Writes acceptable descriptions of observations and results found when investigating
Aerodynamics.
Demonstrates the correct usage of the rules regarding sentence construction.
Maintains and organizes a record of work.
Problem Solving
Creates or improves a product, service or system to meet a given need.
Designs a car following a design brief.
Solves problems in aerodynamics to test a glider.
Makes an airfoil shaped wing.
Solves a car design problem using computer software.