Kite Basics – Build A Kite

This kite project is designed to support the flight unit of the flight curriculum at the elementary school level. The video includes step by step instructions for building a kite. This is an excellent project for youth clubs, Brownies, Cubs etc. This simple sled kite is an excellent flyer and is easy to build. The terms lift, gravity, drag and tension are discussed as they relate to kites. The video concludes with suggestions for experimenting with kite design.