Lessons 31-35

Web Links-Designing Disney Inspired Classrooms

Lesson 31- it's a small world

“The Happiest Cruise That Ever Sailed: Embark on a whimsical boat ride past a jubilant confection of singing children from around the globe.”  

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tbm4Au3dZ0

Web Tool To Explore: Global Collaborations – Friendship Through Education 

NEW LINK: http://www.globalschoolnet.org/gsnprojects/FTE/index.cfm

Background information: Global Learning: Connecting the World 

Resource: Web Site To Explore

Creating Meaningful Global Connections | Edutopia

NEW LINK:  https://www.edutopia.org/blog/creating-meaningful-global-connections-bridget-suvansri

Activity 1

ePALS SchoolMail

NEW LINK: https://www.epals.com/?corp=1&seesf=2558241#/connections

ePALS SchoolMail is a suite of safe and secure online communication tools, designed for easy integration into education environments. ePALS SchoolMail safely introduces email accounts to schools and districts, supplementing email with a comprehensive collection of learning and communication features. Web site: www.epals.com

Activity 2

The Way We Are

NEW LINK: https://www.edutopia.org/epals-online-community-pen-pals

Lesson 32-The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 

“A Storybook Come to Life: Travel through Hundred Acre Wood in an oversized Hunny Pot and immerse yourself in the stories of Winnie the Pooh. “

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh Complete Experience HD Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Xot2QMuS6o

Alternative Project Ideas: 

Following links are provided by,  Kassondra Granata twitter: @kassgranata Education World Contributor. Thank you for permission to share. http://www.educationworld.com/node/40975

Who doesn’t love Pooh?  If you are looking to keep little hands busy, you might enjoy one or more of these free Winnie-the-Pooh Printables.

Link to Printable Here https://www.momjunction.com/articles/cute-winnie-the-pooh-coloring-pages-your-toddler-will-love_0082060/#gref

All handouts and printibales for projects here:

NEW LINK: https://www.pinterest.ca/pinningteacher/winnie-the-pooh-activities/

Web Sites To Explore Winnie The pooh 

Following links are provided by,  Kassondra Granata twitter: @kassgranata Education World Contributor. Thank you for permission to share. http://www.educationworld.com/node/40975

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/teachers/eight-lesson-ideas-winnie-pooh-day

Just Pooh: With this website, teachers can access a biography of A.A. Milne as well as background information on all of the characters. The site also offers quizzes, games, video clips, recipes, and more. Teachers can also access short stories they can read with the class. 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/teachers/eight-lesson-ideas-winnie-pooh-day

"The Case of the Missing Tail": In this activity provided by Topher's Castle, students will be able to participate in an interactive story where they help Winnie-the-Pooh find Eeyore's tail. If the students successfully find Eeyore's tail, they will be given an award. 

NEW LINK:  https://www.lavasurfer.com/pooh/poohstory.html

Winnie-the-Pooh: Everyday Edit: With this everyday edit provided by Education World, students can read about the significance of January 18 and then use their grammatical skills to find ten errors in capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/edit/pdfs/edit0113-download.pdf

Winnie-the-Pooh Character 'Poohsonality' Test: Students can take a "Poohsonality" test and see which Winnie the Pooh character they are most like. 

NEW LINK: https://www.lavasurfer.com/poohsonality/poohsonality.html

75 Years of Winnie-the-Pooh: With this lesson unit provided by Penguin, teachers can read Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne and complete the activities provided for each chapter. Here are some examples of what teachers can do to kick off the unit:

Invite a principal, grandparent, superintendent, or a local celebrity to come in and read a Pooh story.

Create a growing list of favorite “Poohisms,” like “Isn’t it funny how a bear likes honey?” Post them around the room.

NEW LINK: http://www.pooh75.com/activities.html

Word Search Puzzle: Students can find 27 words related to Winnie-the-Pooh such as "A.A. Milne", "hunny", "silly old bear", "ttfn", and more. 

NEW LINK: https://www.lavasurfer.com/wtp/pooh-wordsearch.html

Five Books to Celebrate Winnie-the-Pooh Day: This article provided by Education World offers a list of five original Winnie-the-Pooh chapter books by A.A. Milne. 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/books-celebrate-winnie-pooh-day.shtml

Video Roundups: Winnie-the-Pooh Day: This video list provides teachers with Winnie-the-Pooh videos they can share with their students on Winnie-the-Pooh day. 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/video_roundups_winnie_the_pooh_day.shtml

Lesson 33 -Mad Tea Party 

“Take a Teacup for a Spin: Spin ‘round and ‘round in a giant pastel teacup during a madcap music-filled adventure. “

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0ldOz9n58A

Alternate Lesson Plan 

A Trip to Wonderland: The Nursery 'Alice' 

Thank you to EDSITEment! A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities for permission to reprint and share resources  edsitement@neh.gov

Resource Link here: 

NEW LINK: https://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans/trip-wonderland-nursery-alice#sect-activities

Virtual Gear Simulation

Software simulates mechanical systems with chains, gears, and belts

NEW LINK: https://geargenerator.com/#200,200,100,6,0,0,85.19999999999992,4,1,8,2,4,27,-90,0,0,16,4,4,27,-60,1,1,12,1,12,20,-60,2,0,60,5,12,20,0,0,0,2,-237

Lesson 34- Seven Dwarfs Mine Train 

“Race through the diamond mine from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on a swaying family coaster, whistle a cheery “Heigh-Ho” and relive some of the magic from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” 

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

Ride only: 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cghTmpXg3FA


NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfe3Cg_Dwis

Web Tool To Explore: Research – WolframAlpha – Physics of Roller Coasters



Activity 2

Learn about the different types of roller coasters and different materials used to build them. Learn the basic laws of physics that affect roller coaster success.

Select one of the following Internet Web resources to explore:

Types of Roller Coasters - Roller Coaster Know How!

NEW LINK: https://rollercoasterknowhow.webs.com/typesofrollercoasters.htm

Roller Coaster Know how, is a friendly website that tells you everything about ... There are many different types of roller coasters. ... air pistons (inactive) are used to make this swinging motion smoother and slower with out diminishing the effect. This unique car design allows turns to have more "thrill" in them because……..

Types of Roller Coasters - How Roller Coasters Work | HowStuffWorks

NEW LINK: https://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/roller-coaster8.htm

Learn about the different roller coaster types and types of steel roller coasters. ... This makes it difficult to construct complex twists and turns. ... there were 2,088 coasters in operation around the world in 2007 -- 1,921 of them steel, 167 wooden……

Amusement Park Physics -- Roller Coaster - Annenberg Learner

NEW LINK: https://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster.html

Once you're underway, different types of wheels help keep the ride smooth. ... You'll notice a big difference in the ride depending on the type of material used.

The Best Materials to Build a Roller Coaster for a Science Project ...

NEW LINK: https://sciencing.com/materials-roller-coaster-science-project-8560845.html

Flexible tubing is the easiest material to build a science project roller coaster with. ... Boards, bricks or other solid materials may be used to support the hose, ... Use tape to connect them and secure them to a solid surface. ... Transformer for School · Advantages & Disadvantages of Types of Bridges · DIY Lobster Traps ...

The Business of Building Roller Coasters - Priceonomics

NEW LINK: https://priceonomics.com/the-business-of-building-roller-coasters/

Perhaps no other creation in history has navigated the divide ... making people poop their pants as possible, then have them step off ... This technology would be developed into an anti-rollback device used in roller coasters.

Activity 3

Conduct simple experiments to help in designing a safe but exciting roller coaster.

Simulators and Ride Design Tools -Search for the following or go to

Disney Imagineering (Build a Coaster) 

NEW LINK: http://dep.disney.go.com/sodi_app/index.html?st=2

Funderstanding (Design a coaster) 

NEW LINK: https://www.funderstanding.com/educators/coaster/

Amusement Park Physics (KE, PE, & Friction)

NEW LINK: http://www.learner.org/interactives/parkphysics/parkphysics.html

Energy Skate Park (PE vs. KE) 

NEW LINK: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/energy-skate-park

PBS Kids

NEW LINK: https://pbskids.org/fetch/games/coaster/game.html

Discovery Channel (Build a roller coaster)

NEW LINK: http://www.zoodles.com/game/discovery-kids/build-a-roller-coaster

Phineas and Ferb's Coolest Coaster Designer Ever



Roller Coaster Creator (roller coaster game)

NEW LINK: http://www.andkon.com/arcade/obstacles/rollercoastercreator/

Jason Coaster Simulator (Build and Ride) 

NEW LINK: https://assets.jason.org/resource_assets/4851/8673/coaster.html

Activity 4 Thank you to PhET for permission to reprint and share their resources. 

NEW LINK https://phet.colorado.edu/en/

PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. All simulations are open source (see our source code). Multiple sponsors support the PhET project, enabling these resources to be free to all students and teachers.

The Physics Of Roller Coasters

NEW LINK: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics/motion

Energy Transformation on a Roller Coaster - The Physics Classroom

NEW LINK: https://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/energy/ce.cfm

Multimedia Studios › Work and Energy

A roller coaster ride is a thrilling experience which involves a wealth of physics. Part of the physics of a roller coaster is the physics of work and energy. The ride often begins as a chain and motor (or other mechanical device) exerts a force on the train of cars to lift the train to the top of a tall hill.

Roller Coaster Physics - How Roller Coasters Work | HowStuffWorks

NEW LINK: https://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/roller-coaster3.htm

The purpose of the coaster's initial ascent is to build up a sort of reservoir of potential energy. The concept of potential energy, often referred to as energy of ...

Physics of Roller Coasters - Lesson - www.teachengineering.org

NEW LINK: https://www.teachengineering.org/lessons/view/duk_rollercoaster_music_less

Gravitational potential energy is greatest at the highest point of a roller coaster and least at the lowest point. Kinetic energy is energy an object has because of its motion and is equal to one-half multiplied by the mass of an object multiplied by its velocity squared (KE = 1/2 mv2).

Force & Motion Simulators (PHeT) 

NEW LINK: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/forces-and-motion-basics/latest/forces-and-motion-basics_en.html

Fear of Physics (Ride a loop demo) 

NEW LINK: http://www.fearofphysics.com/Roller/ride.html

Activity 5

Build a model of a Roller Coaster

Building Roller Coasters - Activity - www.teachengineering.org

NEW LINK: https://www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/duk_rollercoaster_music_act

Students build their own small-scale model roller coasters using pipe ... Prior to conducting this activity, teach students the physics and engineering concepts ... real roller coasters to help them imagine the possibilities for their own coasters. ... to design a roller coaster that provides a thrilling experience that is safe for riders?

Rollercoaster Investigations This activity will allow students to explore ...

NEW LINK: http://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceLesson/Preview/34879

Rollercoaster Investigations. Resource ID#: 34879 Primary ...... You may need to help the students design a data collection sheet. It should have a line for the ...

Lesson 35:-The Barnstormer 

“Take flight above Storybook Circus with Goofy and his homemade stunt airplanes for a thrilling, junior roller coaster ride and become a part of The Great Goofini’s daredevil act”.

Video/YouTube Link: Ride Attraction

All videos and Web site references and links are available on www.wdwlessons.com 

Click on the desired chapter and you will be provided the links to go to the resource.

Video: Goofy's Barnstormer Roller Coaster Backseat POV Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5gvfKoeMiM

Kdei remember Goofy's Barnstormer

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgLLkayAKa4

Scared Granny riding Walt Disney World's Goofy's Barnstormer Rollercoaster, Funny Ending. 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62O7YxmoxEk

Goofy's Barnstormer queue and ride at Mickey's Toontown Fair, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN4oGurx00s

Web Tool To Explore: Creativity/Make/Build - How to Make the Fastest Paper Airplane http://bit.ly/Paper-Airplanes

NEW LINK: https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-


Magical Lesson Plan


Activity 1

Play Flight Simulator - FlyWings 2016, a free online game on ...

NEW LINK: https://www.kongregate.com/games/thetisgames/flight-simulator-flywings-2016

Kongregate free online game Flight Simulator - FlyWings 2016 

What is it like to fly a plane? Explore and discover the keyboard controls to power the engine, turn left and right and take off and land. Can you figure out what keys on your keyboard make everything work?

Activity 2 

Up, Up, and Away! 

Education World: Up, Up, and Away! Aviation Activities!

Thank you to EducationWorld for the links to these activities Email editor@educationworld.com 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson236.shtml

Education World offers a multitude of lessons about aviation that are just "plane" fun! Lessons include student experiments about air flight, design model airplanes, and do much more! Read the brief descriptions for each lesson. Click any headline for a complete teaching resource!

Forces of Flight Lesson Plan: CSIFlight Adventures 

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including two online games) to explore the properties and physics of flight. 

NEW LINK: https://educators.brainpop.com/lesson-plan/forces-flight-lesson-plan-csi-flight-adventures/?bp-topic=flight

Wind and Wings
Students participate in simple hands-on activities that demonstrate Daniel Bernoulli's principle of air pressure and air flight. (Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8) 

Short URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson35H

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp236_02.shtml

Aviation Firsts Scavenger Hunt
Students use online or library sources to complete a scavenger hunt about fascinating aviation firsts. (Grades3-5, 6-8, 9-12) 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp236_03.shtml

Those Magnificent Flying Machines: Past, Present and Future
Students create displays showing types of aircraft that might include airplanes, helicopters, balloons, blimps, and rockets. (Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) 

Short URL; http://bit.ly/wdwlesson35K

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp236_04.shtml

Aviation Pioneers Hall of Fame
Students write short biographies about pioneers in aviation.
(Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp236_01.shtml

Design a Paper Airplane
Students study examples of paper airplanes and then create their own paper airplane models. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) 

NEW LINK: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/01-1/lp236_05.shtml

Activity 3

Fold N Fly

The first real airplane was designed, built and flown in 1903 by the Wright brothers. Today, over 100 years later, there’s still something enchanting about watching your own paper version sail through the air.

Most paper planes begin with the same series of folds, but there are some more unique designs to keep you, and the kids, on your toes.

Fold N Fly www.foldnfly.com/

A database of paper airplanes with easy to follow folding instructions. The Basic. Easy time aloft. Basic Dart. Easy distance. The Stable. Easy time aloft, acrobatic. The Buzz. Medium distance, time aloft. The Sprinter. Medium distance, acrobatic. The Sea Glider. Medium distance, time aloft. Hunting Flight. Heavy-Nosed ...

Activity 4

Designing Paper Airplanes

NEW LINK: https://www.origamiway.com/paper-airplane-designs.shtml

Instructions link here: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson35Q

NEW LINK: http://patsplanes.com/sub_main/sub_fold/design.html

Activity 5

How to build the best paper airplane in the world

NEW LINK: https://www.artofmanliness.com/articles/how-to-make-the-worlds-best-paper-airplanes/

Activity 6

FoilSim from NASA

NEW LINK: https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/airplane/foil2.html

FoilSim - Student was developed at the NASA Glenn Research Center in an effort to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning in science and math. FoilSim is interactive simulation software that determines the airflow around various shapes of airfoils. 

NEW LINK: https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/FoilSim/index.html

Alternative Project Ideas or Question to ask: 


Aerodynamics refers to the movement of air around an object. Understanding the laws of aerodynamics was essential to people learning how to develop the first planes. The four aspects of how air moves around a solid object are lift, weight, thrust, and drag.

Learn more about Aerodynamics:

Challenge of Flight, PBS LearningMedia

NEW LINK: https://klru.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/aeroeng-sci-eng-flight/challenge-of-flight/#.WQUN-Ma1vcc

Aerodynamics: What Causes Lift?, PBS LearningMedia

NEW LINK: https://klru.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.airfoil/aerodynamics-what-causes-lift/

Background on Amelia Earhart | Aviator, Record-breaker, and Activist

Information continues here: Short URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson35V

NEW LINK: https://klru.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/americon-lp-amelia-earhart/lesson-plan/

Activity 8

Introduce Amelia Earhart:
Video and Class Discussion 

Play the 4 min Video: 

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKP_pgXFH6k

Activity 9

Amelia Earhart's Famous Flights

Free Amelia Earhart printables from Bright Ideas Press

NEW LINK: https://klru.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/americon-vid-amelia-earhart/video/#.WQUFgsa1vcc

Amelia Earhart (Story Time with Mr. Beat) 

Give the students an atlas with blank maps

Look at each map and try to guess which city and country the dots represented. With each guess, offer a little hot or cold response. When they guessed the right answer, have the students copy it onto their maps.

NEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x48v8W_TIU


What was Amelia Earhart Final Flight Route?

Find a map with all stops: 

NEW LINK: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1LT2lsjfmyzNS30ZG4mQdTloYnTY&hl=en_US&ll=7.05591934238623%2C51.55720599999995&z=2

Activity 10:  Resources

Charles Lindbergh – Aviation Pioneer

This activity is about Aviation Pioneer Charles Lindbergh. 

The lesson plan places the responsibility of learning directly into the students’ hands and will teach the students to value the importance of flight and its significant impact upon our history.

The web site sources for research contain a mix of comprehensive information regarding this famous aviator’s historical flight over the Atlantic Ocean. The activities for this lesson includes cooperative student learning teams investigating topics such as: Facts about the "Spirit of Saint Louis," Charles Lindbergh’s life, about the flight itself and the problems he faced before, during and after the flight. 

Internet Biography Sources:

Charles Augustus Lindbergh: Biography.

NEW LINK: https://www.biography.com/historical-figure/charles-lindbergh

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