A science class entitled " Why do airplanes fly? ~ MRJ ~ " held at the Koshigaya Science and Technology Museum
On July 2 (Sat),a science class targeting nearby 4-6 grade elementary school children was held at the Koshigaya Science and Technology Museum operated by Koshigaya City, where 19 children (16 boys, 3 girls) took part.
During the lecture, as the teachers explained about the history of aviation, many children listened eagerly, and high interest in airplanes was evident from the sight of children enthusiastically putting their hands up to answer the teacher's questions.
The participating children expressed opinions such as, "I am glad I found out how airplanes fly," "It was interesting when I reworked the plane I made myself after thinking about various things." Some of the children who had participated in the science class on wind power generation held last year at the Museum participated again this year, and had been looking forward to the Group’s science class.
We will continue to implement classes for children in the future on the subject of science and technology based on the CSR Action Guidelines,"Bridge to the Next Generation".
Children making airplanes
Showing each other completed airplanes
Children fly the airplanes they made
Lecture on the principles of flight
Experience the principles of flight first hand using a hair dryer and a spoon!
Flight contest - the girl was the winner!
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