May 19

Make A Simple Wind Tunnel

Wind_Tunnel

The following information is provided courtesy of the “Take Off!” project at the Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications. The text and images were adapted for the web from the FAA publication “Aviation Science Activities for Elementary Grades” by MCET. (Elementary … Continue reading

May 15

Folding And Flying Your Planes

Folding And Flying Your Planes

Folding And Flying Your Planes Almost anyone can make paper airplanes, but it helps to know a little about how best to fold them and how to make them fly the way you want. The following guidelines will help you … Continue reading

May 15

A Paper Plane Ready To Glide

A paper plane ready to glide

A Paper Plane Ready To Glide A paper airplane falls down due to gravity and glides forward through the air at the same time. We’ll measure the glide ratio the ratio of the distance glided to the distance fallen. Material … Continue reading