Hands On Heritage brings you
'Flying over Spain with Abbas Ibn Firnas'
|image courtesy Saudi Aramco World/SAWDIA|
Explore the wonders of Flight, while travelling back in time to
9th Century Medieval Spain.
- Meet up with early aviation pioneer Abbas Firnas and learn about his hometown of Cordoba.
- Design a rudimentary glider and investigate the effects of different wingspan patterns.
- Watch Bernoulli’s Principle in action
- Create aerofoil shapes to represent the wing shapes that help produce Lift.
- Create paper planes with rudders and elevators to understand the significance of the tail that Abbas Firnas needed for his glider to succeed.
- Appreciate the contributions of European medieval scientists to our present-day lives.
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