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        Lighter, Stronger, Better: Composites Webcast | STEM in 30

        What makes the Boeing 787 Dreamliner so dreamy? Composites. These engineered materials allow aircraft to be lighter and stronger. Explore composites in this fast-paced webcast: learn what they are, how they are made and how they are used in the aerospace industry. Visit the full archived lesson with pictures and audience comments here.

        Originally presented on January 28, 2015 | Explore the Support Materials below for the archived live-stream content with questions, comments, and images shared during the live event.

        Lighter, Stronger, Better: Composites Webcast

        What makes the Boeing 787 Dreamliner so dreamy? Composites. These engineered materials allow aircraft to be lighter and stronger. Explore composites in this fast-paced webcast: learn what they are, how they are made and how they are used in the aerospace industry.

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        Composite Material Testing Classroom Experiment

        Learn how to build and test composite materials to determine if they increase strength without significantly increasing weight.

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        The Dreamliner Exterior and Composites

        The Boeing 787 Dreamliner represents state-of-the-art composite technology. Dan Hagedorn from the Museum of Flight demonstrates the many uses of composite material in the aircraft's construction.

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        The Dreamliner Interior and Composites

        The Boeing 787 Dreamliner represents state-of-the-art composite technology. Dan Hagedorn from the Museum of Flight demonstrates the many uses of composite material in the aircraft's construction.

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