How to Find a True Circle?

  • September 9

At the Texas Lodge, we studied the pavers around the flagpole. If you look closely, you may wonder – do these pavers actually make a circle? How can we determine this? Supplementary Activity Guides for this video to extend student learning for K-12 grade levels are freely available here: CONTINUE READING

How is Spaceship One Uniquely Designed to Achieve its Goals?

  • September 9

SpaceShipOne is a rocket-powered aircraft with sub-orbital spaceflight capability at speeds of up to 3,000 ft/s (900 m/s). Its unique design features a “feathering” atmospheric reentry system where the rear half of the wing and the twin tail booms fold 70 degrees upward. Watch the video to understand the function of this unique design. Also, learn how you can do a simple experiment at home to see the rationale behind this design. Supplementary Activity Guides to extend student learning at th... CONTINUE READING