Project Learning in Action: The Wing Strength Design Project
An in-depth look at the impressive work of aviation students.
Aviation High School, in Seattle, Washington, is described as "the premier public high school of choice for students . . . who wish to pursue their passion for aviation and aerospace in a learning environment that prepares them for higher education, citizenship, and work."
This documentary by GLEF senior producer Ken Ellis looks at the school's Wing Strength Design Project.
The six PDFs linked below will be of interest to those looking for more detailed information about the Wing Strength Design Project and to anyone interested in the specifics of implementing project-based learning, regardless of the subject focus.
Design File Checklist (174KB)
Engineers' Scoring Guide (921KB)
Student Final Survey Results (539KB)
Sample Student Work
Final Wing Design File 1 (1MB)
Final Wing Design File 2 (921KB)