Physics of Flight Class

grades 11-12

Have you ever marveled at how giant metal airplanes full of people and luggage are able to coast through the sky? In this class, students will learn about the physics of how airplanes lift off the ground, soar swiftly through the air, and gently land on the ground.

2 weeks

class duration

3 times per week

session frequency

1 hour

session duration

6 hours

total instruction

About Virtual School Day

  • Why did we create Virtual School Day? As a leader in online education, we felt a responsibility to help parents and students find new ways and things to learn in these trying times.

  • Is it really free? Yes. 100% free. Completely free. All we ask is that if you need additional help, consider our more-personalized options like 1-on-1 Online Tutoring or a more-focused Live Online Class.

  • Who are the Virtual School Day instructors? From award-winning teachers to passionate subject-matter experts to astronauts, we’ve recruited some of the best instructors on the planet.

  • How many classes can I sign up for? As many as you want. There are no restrictions. Get crazy with your calendar.

  • Why do I have to set up an account? Your account lets you access your schedule of classes and the session links needed to join. Plus, having an account allows you to quickly register for more classes.

About Varsity Tutors

  • At Varsity Tutors, we help you connect with the right tutor or class for your needs, right when you need them most. And our innovative Live Learning Platform, personalized approach, and highly credentialed instructors make it easier for you or your student to learn with confidence.

How to Participate

  • Download the Zoom app for free on your laptop or mobile device.
  • Before each session, you’ll receive an email with a link to join.
  • Gather any necessary supplies for class and be prepared to learn!

1 Class Offering Available

Large Group Class

  • Typically 250 students or more.
  • Students can ask the instructor questions via chat.
  • Students cannot see or chat with other students.

Mon, Dec 7 - Fri, Dec 18

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1hr live sessions
2 weeks, 3 sessions per week
6hr total class time

Weekly Class Times

165 students already enrolled

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About Large Group Classes

Expert Instructors
Learn from a subject-matter expert alongside 250 or more students.

Live Online Learning
Follow along with instructor-led lessons and activities, right from home.

Privacy & Safety
Students cannot see or chat with other students.