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You don’t have to play with lightning to learn from kites! This guide shows how to construct a tetrahedron kite and use it to demonstrate many important principles: lift, area and volume, density, forming and testing a hypothesis, tetrahedral and polyhedral design, and more.
The KaZoon Kites Teacher’s Guide contains NCTM, NSTA, and ITEEA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco KaZoon Kites – Getting Started Package, scissors, three spring scales, tape measure or ruler, altimeter, wind gauge, stopwatch, scale, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.