How does a wing generate lift?

This exact essential question was inspired by a video featured in another #MeaningfulMonday post focusing on one of my favourite provocations titled If Students Designed Their Own Schools…

After watching If Students Designed Their Own Schools… one of my students said to me “that’s exactly what I want to learn about!” and so we attacked this essential question with gusto.  Research, interviews, experimentation and on-site experience all aided this particularly curious student to answer his essential question.

Do you have a student like this?  How would they respond to this provocation?  Have you ever wondered how a wing generates lift?

Make your Monday meaningful y’all.