Physics - Aerodynamics

In this MEL Academy lesson your child will:

  • learn the nature of Bernully, Coadna and Magnus effects,
  • make a spay by his own hands
  • assemble boomerang from scratch

Lesson time

11:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
12:00pm   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
1:00pm   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
2:00pm   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
7:00pm   GMT (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 45-55 minutes.

Prepare in advance

In this lesson, we will conduct "Bernoulli, Coanda and Magnus effects" DIY experiments. Prepare household materials shown below.

DIY Materials

  2x sheet of paper
  2х plastic bottle with a cap 1l volume
  hairdryer (optional)
  4x disposable cup
  2x plastic straw
  big bowl
  ~ 60cm (25 in) long cardboard or long book
  tennis or ping-pong ball


This lesson is presented by Daniel Sullivan:

Daniel Sullivan

Daniel Sullivan is a hugely enthusiastic and experienced ex-head of science with over 20 years of teaching experience. He is now running a science teacher training company and is looking forward to engaging with students once again.