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Topic: Aerodynamic principles 

Engineering Education

 Standard 7.  Knows the structure and operating principles of transportation systems
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands principles of aerodynamics (e.g., choosing angle of the wings of an aircraft, designing the shape and size of flaps on wings of an aircraft, choosing the aspect ratio of the wings of an aircraft, designing the shape of a model vehicle in order to minimize wind resistance)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the aerodynamic principles involved in choosing the angle of the wings of an aircraft
     2.Understands the aerodynamic principles involved in designing the shape and size of flaps on the wings of an aircraft
     3.Understands the aerodynamic principles involved in choosing the aspect ratio of the wings of an aircraft
     4.Understands the aerodynamic principles involved in designing the shape of a model vehicle in order to minimize wind resistance